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Lorenzo Villoresi Sandalo.
I actually purchased this when it was released, long before professing any specific interest in fragrances.
Used it for a few years in my youth, packed it when I moved out of my...
Portrait of a Lady
Lumiere Noire pour Homme
I like them both, but prefer Kyoto which I consider more wearable. It's not as dry as Avignon and has more pine. I agree with farang that Avignon (and Cardinal) have a "soapy" vibe.
Unfortunately not. I got the impression that it was stocked already, but he wouldn't say anything further.
Just got back from a week in Paris. It was our first visit, so not much time spent exploring the obvious wealth of frangrances in this great city.
We did manage to stop by Editions de Parfums...
I found it to be one of the better Le Labo offerings, but inferior to other scents that i already own- Lumiere Noir pour Homme, Lyric man, Opus 1870. Opus 1870 is probably the closest in style, and...
Kyoto, because it's awesome.
My preference from the series is Kyoto, but of the two you mentioned- Avignon. Why not sample them all?
Lumiere Noire pour Homme
Rive Gauche pour Homme
Mostly rose and woods it would seem.
My predicition is in a retirement home with no cash and 4000 bottles of scents.
Sampled most of their line, nothing struck me as exceptional but I did purchase Colonia Assoluta.
Diptyque Tam Dao (winter)
Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta (spring)
Hermés Eau d'Orange Verte (summer)
YSL Rive Gauche pour Homme (fall)
Lumiere Noire pour Homme (winter)
I don't plan fragrance in advance, but possibly Heeley Cardinal. Or maybe a spicy vetiver- Floris or L'Occitane.
I don't recall it atm, but I have a sample somewhere. Will get back to you with my impressions as soon as I have the chance to wear it.
The price is right, but the selection at the moment is terrible. Six samples in a bag, but only four fragrances are available. I think someone mentioned that this varies depending on what they have...
1971- Rive Gauche
Lumiere Noire pour homme, Tam Dao, Opus 1870.
I sampled it, thought it was boring, it gave my gf a migraine. End of story.
Cedar colon sounds uncomfortable.
I prefer Jubiliation XXV, but I consider all four hard to wear. Honour Man is probably the most wearable.
Probably rose and/or vetiver.
I own the edt, haven't tried the edp. Longevity is high for me.
As I recall, Drakkar Noir and Givenchy Xeryus. I was a teenager but apparently had decent taste. :smiley:
Bought this for my girlfriend, we both enjoy it. Longevity is weak, but it´s one of the best grapefruit scents I've encountered. It's a "clean" grapefruit, as opposed to for instance Czech & Speake's...
I´m really fond of Divine generally, enjoy pepper notes , and I've actually been looking for an oak-based scent. The timing seems fortuitous, maybe I'll hold off on that Chêne purchase.
I would say Ambre Russe, though I might suggest sampling Diptyque Volutes as well. More wearable than Chergui imo.
I just blind bought the edt, and I´m still on the fence. I think I was expecting more tobacco and pepper, and less amber and honey.
Amyris Homme is nice, but somewhat generic. I need to sample it a bit more. It´s definitely "safe" and longevity is quite good.
Haven´t tried the attars. Thus far the only Amouage I´ve actually pulled the trigger on is Lyric Man.
I´m looking for a Shoyeido incense source in Europe, as shipping from the US is excessive for small orders. Anyone know of one?
Yes. I´m wearing it today, sniffing as I write. Mainly cedarwood though.
Amouage Reflection Man.
Floris Vetiver (discontinued), Vetiver Extraordinaire.
The smallest available. I have yet to finish a bottle.
Amouage Honour Man
Divine L'homme Sage
Assoluta. Colonia is a bit dull, and Intensa and Essenza not to my taste. I get a synthetic vibe from Intensa and Essenza is less citrus and more floral (not in a good way).
Lyric Man, Jubilation XXV, Honour Man. Reflection is not something I would wear, nor should anyone IMHO.
Tauer Lonestar Memories and/or L'air du Desert Marocain.
I have a somewhat specific query. I´ve recently become rather fond of certain rose-heavy masculines, and I´m looking for advice on how to proceed.
I enjoy (and own) Amouage Lyric Man, Penhaligon´s...
Egoiste. I don´t find them to be very similar.
I have no experience with Le Male, but I do get the corn note and find Reflection repugnant. It´s the only Amouage I´ve tried that I don´t like.
Like it, yes. Wear it, no.
I´m very fond of it. The longevity of the iris/chili note is impressive.
Get both :)
Like it, but haven´t purchased as I´ve satisfied my fig cravings with Jardin de Kerylos. Ninfeo Meo is another pleasant alternative.
Blind-bought it discounted. Uniquely peppery, I like it. Was great for spring, but I´m not wearing it as much in warmer weather. I find it quite dissimilar to French Lover.
Bought it blind when it was discontinued. Like it a lot better than anything else that Floris is offering these days.
Geranium pour Monsieur or perhaps Czech & Speake Oxford & Cambridge.
I´ve sampled both and purchased Eloge. I wouldn´t describe it as duller than Yatagan, it is perhaps a bit more subtle.
If you want to try something new, based on your wardrobe I would say go for it. It´s very nice.
Sampled it a while back, liked it. It´s a good quality frag, but I personally found it a bit too generic to be bottle-worthy. Nice though.
+1. Also Knize Ten.
Haven´t worn Opus since March, but as soon as the weather turned cooler I found my bottle at the back of the shelf. I´m wearing it at the office today.
Longevity seems unusually variable with this...
1) Yes. It´s a lot more wearable than Route du Vetiver and more affordable than say Vetiver Extraordinaire (which I also like).
2) Not familiar with Story, but it compares favorably with other...
Penhaligon´s Opus 1870
I agree. I´ve ordered some Hermès, Lalique and other random stuff and I haven´t been disappointed so far. Shipping to Sweden was reasonable in cost and farily quick as well.