Navegar and Caron pour un Homme springs to mind.
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Navegar and Caron pour un Homme springs to mind.
As soon as I made the connection with IKEA's scented vanilla candles, I couldn't think of anything else upon smelling Aomassai. With that said, it's not particulary bad (nor are the candles), but as...
Bump. Updated 15/07 2012.
Added a handful of scents.
Found another one by accident, I derry-do you to buy it blind though!
Saffron and leather though. Sounds delicious! If it's anything like Idole minus the booze, I'd take it. I have actually been to Menorca, but can't renember this Calent that is reffered to.
I've also thought about this a lot, and so far I belive I have spotted a possible winner.
Bois des Iles - (46) positive, (2) neutral, (0) negative. - http://www.basenotes.net/ID10210632.html
& split between Mugler Cologne and Terre D Hermes
Didnt find anything I tried and really disliked. Maybe La Nuit is a...
I find that you havn't got a classic leather scent in your collection, even though there are Fahrenheit and others. Because of that I would like to recommend:
I'm looking for mini bottles of the following fragrances. Boxed or unboxed.
Lalique - Pour Homme Lion
Lalique - Miniature Set of the 3 pour homme's (this one:...
No I didn't, so it was a glad surprise. Turned out to be 6 experiences instead of 5.
I ordered a 5-set from Tauer not long ago. He included a plastically selaed scented paper of Carillon of high quality, as a gift along with my glass vials. You could probably expect...
I wondered when I was gonna get my first longevity problems with a scent. Sadly, Philosykos was it, and even though I enjoyed it.. it just vanished from my skin.
Eau Lente, on the other hand.
Definately Outrageous by Frederic Malle. Funny no one mentioned it.
I don't think there's any other form of art that suffers as much from its "frame" than perfumery; price tags, bottles, marketing, names, associations etc.
How absurd is the fact that people...
Well.... he would know wouldn't he..
Don't pay much attention to self proclaimed alpha males. Provoke them instead.
LOL, brilliant. :D
I belive Cartier would have their sales and marketing department aiming their campaigning efforts towards the royal houses, where money is still extractable. First up, La baiser...
You might be onto something here, presenting some interesting facts :D
Though, consider the consequences if the whole industry comes crashing down on us once Chanel has put the snowball in motion....
Maybe he was wearing Gucci Pour Homme? Despite being discontiuned it's something you can stumble across in a gym.
I like LADDM, Rien by ELO and Hinoki.
I find it quite hard to wear strong...
Honestly, I think this whole line is amazing. I wasn't expecting it at all, but after sampling each scent I must admit they're all (yes, all) really beautiful. Beats me how this happened! :o
Same here! All I was thinking was "toyboy", lol!
On Topic: On a serious not though, glad you find your elixir. :)
If they play the "Chanel No.5 homme" card, they're signaling a far more worse global economic crisis than we thought! Time to stock up on beans and corned beef if the ads pop up.
That's for sure.
I'll probably be grabbing an ex soon.
I've got a few bottles up for swapping!
Guerlian - Mitsouko EDT 50ml, 95%+. Balmain - Ambre Gris 100ml, 80%+. Heeley - Iris de Nuit 100ml,...
Thanks a lot maryandtheboys! That's a great roundup.:vrolijk_26:
Thanks a lot for the insight Cacio. As a matter of fact I own the Little Book at this very moment, but I bought it just so I could give it away to a friend as an introduction to the perfume world....
Thanks for the replies. I'm not really interested in classics because the A-Z guide seems to have covered most, and there's always internet to fill the gaps.
I'm leaning towards buying a copy....
Bit intrigued that no one (not many at least) have mentioned Fire Island. That one and Brooklyn are the most interesting for me. Hope that helped in some regard.
I was very intrigued by the A-Z guide. Carrying with me a healthy perspective to the subjectivness of the book, I was still able to to pin point down fragrances that I later sampled, and in a few...
I thought I'd sneak in on this.
I just came over the very beautiful limited edition bottle of PFE (a dark green bottle, in the shape of a fig) at an affordable pricetag. I own a lot of scents that...
I'd go with a very special and light vetiver oriented scent and my suggestion would be Kenzo Air. There's a fleeting anise note that will make it stand out from the rest. I've only gotten very nice...
Much easier to motivate a full bottle of MR than NH. It's simply more special in my opinion.
Sidenote: Both are created by the same artist, Maurice Roucel.
Now that I double checked it seems like Vetiver Dance has Tonka bean listed as one of the basenotes. I guess I wasn't wrong in my first post.
If I'm not mistaken (I've owned both) I'd put Tauers Vetiver Dance and Vetiver Tonka in the same vetiver category.
Tauers take on the Vetiver sure has powedery qualities. Like green straws...
I was a bit underwhelmed by New Harleem even if it's definately good. If it has holy grail status with you check out Penhaligons Endymion as well. Coffee, to me, never gets better than when you drown...
Time for some mind boggling excercise then...
I'm against "seasonal scents". Try something different and wear what you call a winter scent during the summer. Try! It might turn out beautiful.
My guilty pleasure for many years was Givenchy Pi. An all throughout sweet and harmless scent, but as my nose became more educated this one turned boring and managed only to conjure a picture of a...
Is this the store that today goes by the name "Parelle"? Do you know if they keep any special rare scents as of today?
What a beautiful and detailed summary, Dimitri, in true INFJ spirit indeed! I am glad that we got all those wonderful memories to take home with us.
Not to break any illusions about the...
Today I will be wearing Jaipur Homme. It was too long ago!
Mike - 10.000 posts.. stunning. And thanks for so many enthusiastic posts filled with knowledge and experience!
Take a closer look at Ténéré by Paco Rabanne; one of the first florals for men (lavender, jasmine, iris, lily of the valley) and definately very masculine by todays standards. I urge you to read the...
Oliver Durbano - Amethyst
Giving it the first try today!
Easy peasy! Just make sure you go with one of the lesser concentrations. The intense verison can be a bit too gourmand for summer days, but that's my 2 cents. :)
Not even half-bad!
Montale - Sweet Oriental Dream
Jaipur Homme is a good masculine vanilla-scent.
If you're looking into Dior Homme; give the intense verision an extra wearing, it's the more gourmand-like of the three (cologne, edt, edp/intense)....
Finally... fiiiiinally! :)
Demeter actually has this one:
Top: rose, orris, daffodil
Heart: ginger, cinnamon, saffron
Base: castoreum, peru balsam, benzoin, musk
Right choice based on what? Haha. :)
Ofcourse, Lalique is one of my favourite houses and I own both Faune and Lion and looking forward to complete the trio in the future. I'd say congratulations...
When you hold this in your hand, you get a better understanding of why I think this is a crappy bottle. Sorry all who loves it! :)
Yes! I totally agree with you, jathanas re: Hermessence. :) Those leather caps are gorgeous as are the colour hues.
These scream HERMÉS:
I think it's a pity, mostly because I'd rather see a totally new fragrance+bottle+marketing, but I guess you make easier money with an allready popular name. *shrug*
I'm still curious about how...
High five on that one gupts! ;)
I think the Lion, Faune and Equus trio is one of best concepts around. Pristine looking bottles and lining them up is just too beautiful! How can you own one and...
Balmain - Ambre Gris
Thank you Dimitri! :)
I was wearing NEMO today! I had to squeeze in my golden boy between all the samples!
Ohhh! I so wish I had that problem. Luckily though for my wallet, I've gone from a more liberal bottle shopping spree into a sample MENACE! :eek:
I feel for many of you posters above.
With a good grain of salt:
gangbanger from compton - Paco Rabanne Black XS (because I find it so vulgar)
successful ny business man - Faconnable Stripe (yep, pretty boring indeed :p)
Trying Prada - Infusion d'Homme today. :)
Since I'm always smelling my wrists like a maniac when I'm wearing colognes I couldn't bare with the thought that I'm using some s**t for someone else! Bah! ;)
Bottomline is: don't be afraid to...
Seems like I am your scent-twin today, J. :) Also Ambre Gris.
(thanks to Dimitri for the sample)
This is one of the best places..
Apparently closed for vaccation until Jan. 25. Bookmark the page until then. :)
Perhaps not an alternative moneywise, but Angeliques Sous La Pluie share a few elements with Poivre Samarcande and lasts arguably longer. Ellena toned down the pepper a few degrees and added a couple...
What he said. :beer:
I decided to post on the female board today, not only because my SOTD is a female marketed scent, but also to congratualte tigrushka to - omg! - 10.000 posts. :eek: :D Congratulations!
Off topic, but that's actually very funny, if you keep in mind the story about the fragrance etc. :D
It will be interesting to learn about your choice, gupts. I'll accomodate you accordingly. ;)
Funny side-note: both bottles hides the juice.
What an HILARIOUS thread.. but I sympatize with you rikoozik. Daaaaaamn! ;)
You probably fried the remanings in that smw-bottle anyway ... seems like nothing's working out for you. ;) :D
Interstingly though, Luca Turin gave it five stars.
Ok. Now I'm interested. :D
Found it myself. :p
I have the PDF downloaded on my computer but it was too big to attach here. If no one posts a link, send me a PM with your e-mail and I'll send it over. :thumbup:
Thanks for posting this everso. Luckyscent dropped that mail in my inbox this afternoon and catched my attention with Kurkdjian.
Does it remind you anything of Dzing! (in case you've had the...
WOW! I'm stunned by all the wonderful displays from big to small. Absolutely fantastic!
Thank you both and right back at you again. :)
XXEnNyXx, I just recently discovered that Burberry...
That'll be $60 at http://www.escentual.com/lalique/laliquewhite001/ :)
Dior - Cologne Blanche (powdery sweet almonds, far more interesting and mesmerizing than Pi)
Lalique - Encre Noire (as complex as the root systems in dark and foggy wetlands and the most unique...
Escentual's sortiment is very good. Press here: Encre Noire. :)
Sounds loveley, Scentologist. I too am a big fan of this house. You can't exactly blaim Lalique for incompetent art direction can you. :) In my opinion, Lion is one of the most perfect scents ever...
Everso makes a good point here.. but if you still don't want to pay full price, why don't you try to pick up A*Men second hand. I think there's even one or two in the marketplace section here at BN....
L'Air du Desert Marocain.
Welcome Jerok! You have certainly started your fragrance journey in an intelligent way. Which of these four families felt most you? Citrus fragrances usually fall under chypre, but given the vast...
rtamara41, xXjEnNyXx, jrd4t, RichMelb and everso, those are wonderful, inspiring and crazy collections! :D
A few didn't make it to the class photo this time. Mugler Cologne got kidnapped at the...
Also L'Artisian's Tea for Two.
Edit : Oh, Sorry, you had allready mentioned that one! :(
Very true! That is a classic!
As true as that might be, Cacharel could also claim the price for the most ambivalent house any day. They seem to only have one real hit marketwise and that's Amor Amor with its numerous flankers,...
Comme des Garcons
If you're going for Jaipur or even Habit Rouge, I doubt you'll be using Pi anymore. Just as a warning. :)
On the 2 of January 2007, saam16 started this thread. That was exactly two years ago. I've noticed that many pictures have disappeared from their hosts, and being a loyal reader on this forum I've...
I think you should check out Cartier's Declaration. Spicy, well composed, fresh and leaves a wonderful trail.
If the first three you mentioned are your all-year-scents, given they're a bit...
You're not completely off here. There's violets in both Touch and Fahrenheit, and even though the violet note in Fahrenheit is somewhat.. polluted.. it still is there.
I would have chosen Kenzo...
No Kouros's on this board, I can tell. ;)
Almost a week here. More precisely 5 days. :)
Cacharel Nemo. I love you, my little gem. ;)
Tough one actually because I don't find neither "warm", but I'll have to go with Gucci Pour Homme because of the incense. The spicy and sweet notes from II comes through better during a milder...
Beyond Paradise Men
Bois d'Argent is great! I was totally nodding when I read the reference here somewhere that it's like putting your nose into a pack of cigarettes. The honey and the other sweet notes makes it a...