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  1. Re: Any amazing Camphor-centric fragrances out there?

    Areej Le Dore's Siberian Summer from ALD's new releases has a definite camphor note to me. In fact, it almost feels like it's built around camphor. There is a strong muskiness to it as well and some...
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    Re: Jo Malone Orange Bitters

    I smelled it for the first time yesterday at Nordstrom's and promptly bought a 100 mil bottle for my wife...wink, wink. Serously though, we will definitely both be wearing this one. It opens with an...
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    Re: What makes a scent feminine?

    Obviously everyone's answer is subjective and only representative of an opinion.
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    Re: What makes a scent feminine?

    Lily of the Valley...
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    Moss Breches by Tom Ford
    Orange Bitters by Jo Malone
    Kiehl's Musk by Kiehl's
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    DeadIdol explained that they were hard to assemble, so they stopped being a viable option. I loved the looks of them and visually they are my favorite bottles...but the sprayers on them were not...
  7. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    This is an excellent description of this amazing fragrance and I agree with it wholeheartedly!
  8. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I'm also in the camp that's in love with Antiquity. It is a beautiful work of art in my opinion as well and one that I wish was more readily available because I'd love to get a back-up bottle without...
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    Re: I did it! I purged my collection.

    :smiley: Understood. I'm just not there yet...but congrats to you for being at that point it your journey.:thumbsup:
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    Re: What is a good spicy/honey scent

    Moss Breches by Tom Ford fits this description to me. It's amazing and I wish TF would bring it back.
  11. Re: Sycomore EdT or EdP ?? group preference

    I own and love the EDT...
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    Re: I did it! I purged my collection.

    Wow...I need to get there one day. My wife would be so happy if I did. I do have some that I need to get rid of, but it's difficult on several levels. First of all the ones I want to get rid of are...
  13. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Same here...Nautica everywhere...
  14. Re: Penhaligon are discontinuing English Fern & Douro

    Same here...I love English Fern and am so sad to hear it's being discontinued.
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    Re: Rip git

    Agreed...still enjoy wearing GIT...
  16. Re: Two Newest Manceras - Deep Forest and Silver Blue!

    Love how they have a beautiful coniferous pine forest in the background of the pic of "Deep Forest", but nary a fir, pine, spruce note to be found in the fragrance. Guess the incense note is the...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    This is what I was hoping to hear when I asked about the new sprayers on the previous page. They look like nice ones and I'm happy that they give you more control. As much as I loved the flask bottle...
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    Re: RIP Barneys

    The only thing I bought from Barney's was an online purchase of Acqua Di Parma Cipresso di Toscana body wash. I'm afraid I'm late to the party and missed what sounds like an awesome customer service...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    That sprayer looks like it's a good one. JS, does it work as well as it appears it will? I'm in the flask camp as my very favorite Slumberhouse bottles, but the sprayers were atrocious, and have...
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    I've been enjoying Foliage as well. Big citrus in the opening, but the dry down smells like it could be Rosa Resin's cousin.:smiley: Definitely something in there that is similar. I love both Rosa...
  21. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Siberian Summer smells like it has a lot of camphor in it to me. I've worn it a couple of times and do like it, but it smells like camphor to me, not urine.
  22. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I love Antiquity as well...I think it's brilliant!
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    Re: Sonoma Scent Studio

    Oh man, that's sad to hear. I definitely hope they don't lose their house. Praying for blessings on all those who have had to leave their homes...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Agreed...just having some fun...:thumbsup:
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    This is a fair question. Norne has always been a dark...very dark green color. (I guess I should clarify in every version I've owned.) If Norne is unchanged, why does it appear to be dark cherry red...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Agree with your assessment, but I still feel like Jeke has a gourmand aspect to it as well. Not as much as Baque does with it's apricot and vanilla notes, but Jeke has a thick chewy density to it...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I was hoping to wear Mond on Halloween. Vetiver Pumpkin...what could be more appropriate?
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    No...not yet. I'm really excited for this one as well...
  29. Re: What are you going to be for HALLOWEEN?!? what are you wearing with it?

    Han Solo tonight at a Halloween party. Wearing Russian Oud today...will probably stay with that for the party as well.:thumbsup:
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    Re: NOT Perfumes Discussion thread

    Yes, thanks for the heads up on these JS. I've only tried ORM so far, but I absolutely love it and will be getting a bottle as soon as I can...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Yes, thanks so much...
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    Just ordered a bottle. It said there were only two left when I ordered mine, so there may only be one left at this point...

    Oh, and thanks for the heads up on this one Cwliias...
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    WTB Russian Musk by Areej Le Dore

    Looking for a bottle of Russian Musk by Areej Le Dore, the original release. I'd also love to buy a decant if someone is willing. Please PM me if so. Thanks.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I went to Lucky Scent Scent Bar in LA yesterday and no sign or whisper of any Slumberhouse coming out today. It would make sense that Fumerie would be first to receive the stock.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Agreed. I still contend that Fume has more in common with Jeke than it does with Norne because of the Lapsang Souchong note in both Jeke and Fume. Yes, there is some fir in Fume, but it's in the top...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    LOL...interesting comparison there...

    I take it you mean it takes a while to get the next chapter/fragrance in the story released?
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    Re: My Creed collection. What's yours?

    Selection Verte
    Cypres Musc
    Royal Mayfair
    Aventus
    Green Irish Tweed
    Epicea
    Spice & Wood
    Neroli Sauvage
    Bois du Portugal
    Virgin Island Water
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    Re: NEW: Heretic - Smudge!

    I need to break out my sample as well. Haven't had a chance to try this one yet...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Agreed. I've come to appreciate it more with time, but still not brilliant like so many others from Josh.
  40. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Thanks for the reviews W&L. Siberian Summer has been the one I've been considering a FB of. Sounds like I may need to reconsider on a FB of PdO as well. I should get my samples tomorrow...looking...
  41. Re: Which Baccarat do you like better and why? Reg or Extrait?

    EDP for me as well!
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    Re: Mfk gentle fluidity

    Interesting comparison Chuck. Looking forward to seeing if that's what I smell too...
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    Re: Mfk gentle fluidity

    I have samples of both on the way and look forward to sniffing/wearing them. Based on the reviews I've read I anticipate liking the silver more than the gold.
  44. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Ordered the Lucky Scent sample set. So far I'm thinking about FB's of Siberian Summer and Antiquity. War & Peace and Plumeria de Orris don't sound like they fit in my wheel house, per se. We'll see...
  45. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I'd like to see ALD do a frankincense centric as well...
  46. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Does sound very nice! Thank you!
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    A lot...that's for sure. I love most of them, but there are a few I need to pare back on.
  48. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    What are the notes for Siberian Summer? I've briefly looked on this thread, but haven't seen them...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Sacre Noir by House of Matriarch. Absolutely fabulous fragrance...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I remember you mentioning two or three years ago in this thread that Josh was working on a fragrance that was heavy on the fir balsam and I was all excited, thinking it was going to be a close cousin...
  51. Re: 3 new scents - Comme des Garcons Clash

    The real question is, does your post count as the first one?:smiley:
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Wearing Grev today and had an epiphany of sorts. This fragrance has always caused me to feel like I've smelled something like it before, but I haven't been able to put my finger on it...until today....
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'd love to get my hands on some of the Spicy Myrrh. Sounds like it would be pretty amazing...
  54. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I would have bought Artisan Pure for $15.00 too! Nice score...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    My bottle of Ore is from end of 2014...I think. It definitely has the caramel like accord along with the chocolate note and a woody, pencil shavings note. I get zero oregano from Ore.
  56. Re: What fragrance do YOU love but your significant other HATES?!

    It's kind of uncanny, but yes...she seems to be able to tell. When I wear an EDP, she complains. When I wear an EDC, she doesn't seem to mind it as much. But, I still wear a lot of EDP, EDT, and EDC....
  57. Re: What fragrances remind you of Christmas/Winter?

    You're referring to Winter Nights by Dasein and it is the bomb!:thumbsup:
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    lol...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Ore is a masterpiece in my book. I love everything about it.
  60. Re: What fragrance do YOU love but your significant other HATES?!

    My wife doesn't like Eau de Parfums. She much prefers light eau de colognes and complains when I wear EDP's, saying they're too strong.
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    Re: NEW Dasein release: Winter Green

    Wore this today...interesting, but I kind of like it! The mint is definitely the main note in the beginning with hints of pine, but pomelo zest and beeswax seem to take this in an unusual direction,...
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    Re: Forest / pine fragrance

    Nope. Your description slayed me and I pulled the trigger. You made it sound like it could be a signature scent for a cone head like me. Really looking forward to receiving this. Costs a kings ransom...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    Thanks man...I'm pretty excited for this one!
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    Henry Jacques Soudain l’ Hiver.
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    Re: Forest / pine fragrance

    Why did you mention this??? NOW I MUST HAVE IT!!! LOL...sob...

    Welp...my fragrance sickness kicked in and I bought this!!! I'm a sick man! I "am" absolutely ready to fall in love with it as you...
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    Re: Forest / pine fragrance

    Fir, Pine, and Spruce resins are my very favorite notes in the world as well.

    Sorry to mention this as it's impossible to get a hold of now, but Good Fir 11 by Krigler has much of this character...
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    Re: Fragrance for upcoming Autumn/Winter

    Jeke is one of the very best fall/autumn scents I own. It reminds me of the changing colors of the falling leaves with a cold snap to the air coming on. Just a fabulous fragrance.
  68. Re: What fragrances remind you of Christmas/Winter?

    Fille en Aiguilles
    Norne
    Blood Cedar
    Good Fir 11
    Winter
    Winter Nights
    Arso
    07 Tanoke
    Siberian Fir
    Future's Past
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    Re: NEW Dasein release: Winter Green

    Got this email notification from Dasein as well and ordered the sample of Winter Green. Based on the note listing, I hope the mint plays nice with the pine needles and lets them shine. Mint can be...
  70. Re: Comme des Garcons + Monocle Scent Four: Yoyogi

    Agreed...love Scent Two: Laurel. It also reminds me of DS & Durga's Coriander as well...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'd like to sample Mond. Pumpkin/Vetiver sounds interesting and it may be amazing, but I'd like to lay a nostril on it before investing...especially if there will be "plenty" available. Still sore...
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    Poll: Re: Help me buy my 1st Amouage!

    From your list, Myths would be my pick. It's an amazing frag, and more wearable than Interlude in my opinion although I do like Interlude as well. If I were starting out with Amouage the one I'd try...
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    Re: Most Pretentious Fragrance Names

    Egoiste by Chanel

    Perhaps not "pretentious" per se, but people who are egotistical/selfish tend to be quite pretentious.
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    Re: Creed Royal Oud or Interlude Man?

    Same here...Interlude for me.
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    Re: Is Linearity Such a Bad Thing?

    Well said!
  76. Re: Wife Hates Almost All Of My Fragrances...

    My wife is definitely tired of my fragrance hobby, that's for sure. I've slowed down quite a bit lately, which has helped, but I love fragrances so much that I'll never stop completely. She...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Thanks so much! It did go very well indeed! I ended up layering some Cipresso di Toscana over the Laurel. It sweetened it up just a bit, and added the cypress, while still having the somewhat biting...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Laurel by Comme des Garcons, because I love it's peppery yet green vibe.

    My son is getting married in a few hours though, so I'm trying to decide if I should put something else on...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I own them both and love them both because conifers are my thing and both fragrances have that note in them. Norne is much "thicker" and jam like, whereas Arso is more liquid and transparent. Not...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    My thought is, my purchasing will slow down.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I have a bottle of Grev Limited Cask from 2015 and two bottles of Norne from 2014. Neither Norne nor Grev have ever smelled like pickles or vinegar to me. Now Mare on the other hand definitely has a...
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    I wore Fields of Provence today and enjoyed it immensely! Incredibly fresh, sharp and amazing, but also tranquility in a bottle...I love many lavender fragrances, but none more than Fields of...
  83. Re: Lucky scent / scent bar is coming to nyc !

    I'll definitely stop in on my next trip to NYC as well!
  84. Re: Fille en Aiguilles & Micallef Seducteur

    Sounds like one I'd better try out as FeA is one of my ALL TIME FAVES!!! Thanks for the tip...
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    I'm really sorry man. This is just not acceptable...they need to expedite your bottle to you ASAP!
  86. Re: Massive mental struggle to decide between wearing Creed Viking or Vetiver Geranium today.

    I understand on a lesser level than you've explained here, but I do understand. There are times when I struggle a bit with this morning indecision too. As you mention, it comes partially from having...
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    Re: Scent bar hit list

    My choice would be the Bruno Acampora Musk. I likey.

    I have a sample of Malik Al Taif and need to revisit. But, as Rynege suggested the Arej Le Dore stuff is a must buy if you really like it...
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Mine was just delivered, so your point is right on. I’ll report on the similarities or differences between my FB and sample of Overture later this evening.
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    Very excited to try Fields of Provence! MadHat rules!:thumbsup:
  90. Re: Your Favorite Fragrance For A First Date.

    One my very first date I wore Jovan Musk. LOL...but I was wearing Hai Karate long before that. I got my first bottle of Hai Karate in a small department store in the town I grew up in when I was...
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Apparently my package just departed the East Midlands hub in the UK about 10 minutes ago, so it hasn’t even left the UK yet. I won’t be seeing it for several days I imagine. The estimated delivery...
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Wow. Yet another snafu on this exclusive Amouage from Harrods. This has been an interesting situation so far. Mine left the UK early this morning and I can’t imagine it will be here by today. I think...
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    Re: Autumn Selections 2019

    Slumberhouse Baque is a great Autumn choice. One of my very favorite Autumn fragrances is also by Slumberhouse, the amazing Jeke and I'll be breaking it out when the leaves change color and the temp...
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Got my shipping confirmation too. Mine should be arriving tomorrow!
  95. Re: New Parfums de Nicolai in September, Baikal Leather

    I'll definitely want to smell this one as well! Thanks...
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    Re: Latest Caron for Men - Nuit Fraiche!

    I'm intrigued. The ozonic notes is the one thing that makes me wonder. It all depends on how far out in the mix it is. I don't care for calone much so it depends on what they've used for that...
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Mine still says it's processing...
  98. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Overture Man by Amouage

    L'Homme Menthe by Roger & Gallet
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    Re: Olibanum

    My favorite Olibanum fragrances so far:

    Cardinal by Heeley
    Jubilation XXV Man by Amouage
    Olibanum by Profumum
    Tanoke 07 by Odin NY
    Mortel by Cire Trudon
    Eau Sacree by Heeley
    Interlude Man by...
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    Re: NEW: Zoologist (?)

    Right? None of the calamari I've eaten smelled anything like opoponax. :smiley:
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