Search:

Type: Posts; User: DarkStar; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.31 seconds.

  1. Replies
    48
    Views
    2,109

    Re: Highly dissapointed with Luckyscent

    I have ordered many times from Lucky Scent and always got perfect service. Being in the states they ship me via fedex so there is no delay. Keep in mind that this is a brick and mortar shop and they...
  2. Replies
    61
    Views
    772

    Re: SOTD Friday 18 November

    Damian Bash Lucifer No. 1

    I was going to wear the :D oriented number three but I got the wrong bottle. Oh well, number one is the best anyway.
  3. Replies
    58
    Views
    784

    Re: SOTD Thursday 17 November

    Tabaróme (Millésime)
  4. Replies
    62
    Views
    823

    Re: SOTD Wednesday 16 November

    L'Anarchiste
  5. Replies
    65
    Views
    1,650

    Re: SOTD Tuesday 15 November

    make that two
  6. Replies
    61
    Views
    1,593

    Re: SOTD Thursday 10 November

    Damian Bash Lucifer No. 1
  7. Replies
    55
    Views
    476

    Re: SOTD Wednesday 9 November 2005

    CdG Jaisalmer

    The smokey spices compliment my tomato basil breakfast veggi-burger.
  8. Replies
    58
    Views
    436

    Re: SOTD Tuesday 8 November 2005

    Minotaure
  9. Re: Have you ever thrown a scent in the garbage bi

    Perfectly good and almost full bottles of Gucci Homme, Paco Rabanne, Escada Homme, Quasar, and Oscar por Lui went into the dumpster around four years ago. I didn't want to even be tempted to use...
  10. Replies
    61
    Views
    795

    Re: SOTD Monday 7 November

    Messe de Minuit
  11. Replies
    49
    Views
    2,577

    Re: Kouros - WOW! in a good way

    Seems to me that the Kouros haters are in reality just a persistently vocal little bunch.
  12. Thread: incense

    by DarkStar
    Replies
    19
    Views
    592

    Re: incense

    I like Jaisalmer a little better than Avignon, and even more than Kyoto. Damian Bash Lucifer No. 3 is like MdM but less sweet and has a more interesting floral accent.
  13. Replies
    49
    Views
    2,577

    Re: Kouros - WOW! in a good way

    This fragrance will outlast its detractors.
  14. Replies
    60
    Views
    711

    Re: SOTD Friday 4 November 2005

    CdG Kyoto
  15. Replies
    15
    Views
    700

    Re: MPG Frags from Beauty Habit

    Only a slight MPG quibble from me. Although I didn't get it from BH, and although it arrived flawless, the gold plastic over the atomizer cap on my Jardin rotated out of alignment and I lost some...
  16. Replies
    47
    Views
    3,242

    Re: Favourite/Most Unusual/Best Perfume Bottle

    The Salvator Dali bottle is very unusual. It is what a perfume bottle might look at after eating some of those mushrooms. :o
  17. Replies
    56
    Views
    706

    Re: SOTD Thursday 3 November

    Le Roy Soleil
  18. Replies
    56
    Views
    559

    Re: SotD, Wednesday November 2

    Tabaróme (Millésime)
  19. Replies
    70
    Views
    1,307

    Re: SOTD Tuesday 1 November

    Van Cleef & Arpels
  20. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,651

    Re: Advice from the pros: Men's Health!

    On the other hand with most colognes men use even a little can be too much...of a bad thing.
  21. Replies
    13
    Views
    744

    Re: Creed Himalaya

    I don't understand how anyone could come away with poor longevity for Himalaya. This is one of the longer lasting Creeds I have. As for the similarity to XS, it is there but these two are not clones...
  22. Replies
    70
    Views
    817

    Re: SOTD Monday 31 October

    Himalaya
  23. Replies
    8
    Views
    548

    Re: Van Cleef & Arpel? *Thoughts?

    Sorry but I just don't make the "formal" assocation here. I find Van Cleef & Arpels works for more relaxed situations. Even more than Tsar.
  24. Thread: Damien Bash

    by DarkStar
    Replies
    3
    Views
    723

    Re: Damien Bash

    I like it and I wear it too! I'm in No. 3 today. [smiley=evil.gif]
  25. Replies
    71
    Views
    793

    Re: SOTD Friday 28 October

    Opulence and exotica - Damian Bash Lucifer No. 3 - the Casbah
  26. Replies
    72
    Views
    869

    Re: SotD, Thursday October 27

    Neroli Sauvage
  27. Replies
    17
    Views
    517

    Re: A*men vs. Hanae Mori

    Oh well, at least I got the small one so I'm only out $40. Not going to try the EDT. Got rid of A?Men and LL, sick of BK and HM. Didn't like Le Male very much. The Dreamer is all I need in this...
  28. Replies
    63
    Views
    827

    Re: SOTD Wednesday 26 October

    Mechant Loup
  29. Replies
    61
    Views
    601

    Re: SOTD Tuesday 25 October

    Route du Vetiver
  30. Replies
    17
    Views
    617

    Re: Santos. Old v New. Any way to tell?

    I put on the old Santos last night and was surprisingly blown away. I really forgot how good it is. This is an Oriental that I actually really like. Too bad it fades so fast.

    I still have a half...
  31. Replies
    4
    Views
    639

    Re: Feel a bit better now

    Talk about some quirky psycho: *my television finally died saturday. Saturday evening *:'( was a rough one. Even though I couldn't stand the thing anymore I was jonesing for the flicker and the...
  32. Replies
    73
    Views
    846

    Re: SotD Monday October 24

    parfums 06130 Cédre
  33. Replies
    61
    Views
    943

    Re: SotD Friday, October 21

    ...another KYOTO here this morning
  34. Replies
    7
    Views
    521

    Re: Is Jazz worth it? Similarities?

    I like Tsar better. Jazz is a bit fruitier.
  35. Replies
    67
    Views
    840

    Re: SotD, Thursday October 20

    That's an old favorite! :-X Do you hallucinate too? :P

    Himalaya for me today. Maybe a little of the hash note on top here.
  36. Replies
    37
    Views
    853

    Re: October '05 purchases

    None. Had to be the one here. I finally realized though that I have many samples I haven't tried yet, some a year old. I've decided to start getting them out instead. I think I was concerned that if...
  37. Replies
    17
    Views
    430

    Re: And now its 39....

    The limit was 20 huh! Amazing how quickly that hits 40 isn't it. I swore I'd hold fast at 15 myself then topped out at around 80. I'm finally back under sixty. :P

    My advise would be shop around...
  38. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,495

    Re: Avignon V Passage D'Enfer

    Maybe it is because I don't really know what the Catholic church smells are like but for me Avignon is more of a heretical incense type. I know it reminds one fellow here of the mass, so he tells me,...
  39. Replies
    4
    Views
    639

    Feel a bit better now

    :-/

    Two more gone!

    :'(

    For me the Gallo clinic is about more than just spending even though that is the main thing here. It's also about life style. Perspective. Fragrance being an...
  40. Replies
    71
    Views
    873

    Re: SOTD Wednesday 19 October

    Neroli Sauvage
  41. Replies
    67
    Views
    1,073

    Re: SOTD Tuesday 18 October

    KOUROS
  42. Replies
    14
    Views
    900

    Re: Fragrance on other people? *

    I wear cheap trashy clothing so there's no way for the scent to detract from the look.
  43. Replies
    74
    Views
    848

    Re: SOTD Monday 17 October

    New Tabarome
  44. Thread: Patyka

    by DarkStar
    Replies
    8
    Views
    1,040

    Re: Patyka

    I had hoped to acquire Fougére some day but alas it has disappeared from the Patyka line-up at Aedes. I suspect they are phasing the house out of their offerings.
  45. Replies
    66
    Views
    680

    Re: SOTD FRIDAY 14 OCT 2005

    Arabie at the office? Sure! I would. But afterall, I'm at the office and I'm wearing Dzing!
  46. Replies
    66
    Views
    821

    Re: SOTD Thursday October 13

    Jardin du Nil
  47. Replies
    63
    Views
    795

    Re: SOTD Wednesday October 12th, 2005

    Himalaya
  48. Replies
    16
    Views
    617

    Re: what about arabie

    Arabie is what an oriental can and should be. Someday I'll be able to buy it and toss all the other orientals I have left to the place they belong. Even though I'm seriously burned out on the heavy...
  49. Replies
    13
    Views
    921

    Re: Laguna Homme or Aquaman?

    Laguna. Laguna. Laguna.
  50. Replies
    72
    Views
    772

    Re: SotD, Tuesday, October 11

    Another here for L'Anarchiste
  51. Replies
    23
    Views
    403

    Re: Next month's purchases ???

    DITTO![/quote]
    Same here. I've gone from buying at least a few every month to a few per year and this year is already over quota. With sixty bottles and over a hundred samples on hand I don't think...
  52. Thread: Kyoto

    by DarkStar
    Replies
    4
    Views
    522

    Re: Kyoto

    I don't get the connection. Why? Because Passage is one of the few really interesting fragrances in my bag that feels good on hot days. Kyoto is not summer friendly at all. I finally got into it...
  53. Replies
    30
    Views
    676

    Re: If money were no object...

    I could finally cut up all those credit cards.
  54. Replies
    72
    Views
    837

    Re: SOTD Friday October 7

    Anything with Polo in the name should be applied in a spray room and handled with gloves. That's what test strips are for. :P

    Today it's Kyoto in celebration of the first actual autumn day this...
  55. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,345

    Re: Diesel Plus Plus

    If you are building a selection this would be a good one to add if you can get it for $15 somewhere. It is user friendly. I didn't get a lot of use out of it and it went away when I started trimming...
  56. Replies
    80
    Views
    1,051

    Re: SOTD Thursday October 6th

    KOUROS Cologne Sport Eau d'Été

    One last hot day for a while so I'm in my one and only summer edition cologne today.
  57. Replies
    64
    Views
    839

    Re: SOTD Wednesday 5 October

    Guerlain Vetiver
  58. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,717

    Re: Incense Series- Ouzarzate or Jaisalmer

    I have all five and could have ordered the whole set blind with no regrets. The containers are glass not metal, check out the mold markings on the bottom - do not drop to find out, and epitomize...
  59. Replies
    76
    Views
    851

    Re: SOTD Tuesday 4 October

    Kenzo pour homme
  60. Replies
    78
    Views
    1,049

    Re: SotD, Monday October 3

    Le Roy Soleil
  61. Replies
    14
    Views
    794

    Re: Is Bel Ami worth purchasing blind?

    Don't do it. Go to Nordstrums and check it out first. This highly touted item may be esteemed around here but I could have done just as well without it. :'( Bel Ami is one of the reasons I no longer...
  62. Replies
    63
    Views
    2,721

    Re: STAR SIGNS AND PERFUME

    We're up to six and still low on the pole. I was born just before sunrise so I'm crab ascendant and in the twelfth house with several of the planets. No wonder I'm turning from Fool to the Hermit.
  63. Replies
    68
    Views
    884

    Re: SotD Friday, 30 September

    GIT

    Had a half vial left and used it all. Definitely good stuff but it never screams "git some" at me. Still cannot quite buy the cool-curve connection on this. Not with the huge creed note. That...
  64. Replies
    19
    Views
    519

    Re: Which frag for my first day as attorney?

    Hmmm...seems like it got plenty. If it was your choice you should have gone with it, as Chris implied in his suggestion. Maybe the consultation was well advised, though I don't know Blenheim Bouquet...
  65. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,097

    Re: Frankincense and myrrh recommendations.

    Try L'Artisan's Passage d'Enfer. The frankincense is most vivid.
  66. Replies
    66
    Views
    696

    Re: SotD, Thursday September 29

    Today it has finally cooled enough for the exquisitely rich yet subtle Cédre from parfums 06130.
  67. Replies
    17
    Views
    501

    Re: Violets and woods

    By coincidence my SOTD is parfums 06130 Cédre, a lovely cedar, sandal, and musc based fragrance topped by violets. The balance is exquisite. Highly recommended.
  68. Replies
    26
    Views
    614

    Re: Scent Synchronation Day this Friday!

    I'm reading this again so I'll remember to look for the vial when I get home. I've had the sample for almost two years and this will be the first time I've actually worn it somewhere. Wouldn't be my...
  69. Replies
    21
    Views
    734

    Re: Your fragrances and your pets

    I sprayed some Bvlgari Extreme on my chest once and my hound just about ripped my shirt off trying to get at it. [smiley=shocked.gif]
  70. Replies
    1
    Views
    333

    Re: Retail Therapy

    How true. It was lunch trips to TJM that got me started on the stuff. Back in those days I had invested close to a hundred and I thought that was excessive. Good thing I didn't know where I was...
  71. Replies
    68
    Views
    735

    Re: SOTD Wednesday September 28

    Passage d'Enfer
  72. Thread: Caron?

    by DarkStar
    Replies
    13
    Views
    495

    Re: Caron?

    Stick with L'Anarchiste since you know you like it. As for myself, always ended up getting Carons blind and none have lived up to the initial amazement of L'Anarchiste, leaving me gun-shyed from...
  73. Replies
    67
    Views
    1,036

    Re: SotD, Tuesday September 27

    Tsar
  74. Replies
    47
    Views
    672

    Re: Do you tell the truth?

    I usually try to cook up a good one. Something vague and esoteric sounding. :-X
  75. Thread: synthetic ??

    by DarkStar
    Replies
    26
    Views
    595

    Re: synthetic ??

    Perhaps the question should not concern synthetic ingredients, but rather does it smell "artificial" or "faked" to you. A cheap imitation. Higher quality synthetics might in some cases be superior....
  76. Replies
    75
    Views
    892

    Re: SOTD Monday 26 Sept

    Damian Bash Lucifer No. 3
  77. Thread: Hanae Mori

    by DarkStar
    Replies
    16
    Views
    540

    Re: Hanae Mori

    I like the top notes for about five minutes then it starts to annoy me, increasingly through the day. Just another one of those why did I get this? fragrances, sad to say. It does remind me of a...
  78. Replies
    69
    Views
    888

    Re: SOTD Friday 23 September

    CdG 2 edp

    Only the original stuff will do me.
  79. Replies
    64
    Views
    935

    Re: SOTD Tuesday 20 September

    Himalaya...only the best for post #3000
  80. Replies
    65
    Views
    5,850

    Re: The smells of fall. :)

    Not a hint of fall in the air here so far. I've been waiting so long and it just keeps going long hot summer.
    [smiley=sad.gif]
    There are so many scents that wait cooler weather but by the time...
  81. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,222

    Re: Kouros--What's the Big Deal?

    I can "Echo" this confusion too. Basenotes might be the only place in the world where the so-called catpiss note is thought to characterize this fragrance. I find it sparkling, flowery, very complex...
  82. Thread: Laguna Poll

    by DarkStar
    Replies
    15
    Views
    711

    Re: Laguna Poll

    Consider Le Roy Soleil Homme instead. It is more in line with your preferences
  83. Replies
    78
    Views
    1,058

    Re: How old are basenotes members?

    sixty
  84. Replies
    62
    Views
    1,102

    Re: SOTD Monday September 19

    Creed Original Vetiver
  85. Replies
    61
    Views
    714

    Re: SOTD Friday September 16

    MPG today: Jardin du Nil
  86. Re: Going to the mall in 5 hrs to return my ADG!

    I'd say none to these. Tsar is OK but better to follow griffham and get the original VC&A instead. Kouros is much better than the CS version although I can see your preference for the latter if AdG...
  87. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,046

    Re: Animale Animale

    Sorry to say, I'd definitely decline here. I found this initially OK but it quickly became a nag. Not in the same league with A@Men at all. Cheap smell and loud, suitable for smoke filled disco...
  88. Replies
    72
    Views
    687

    Re: SOTD Thursday 15 September

    Creed Original Vetiver
  89. Replies
    69
    Views
    928

    Re: SOTD Wednesday 14 September

    212
  90. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,259

    Re: What happened to my Coriolan???

    Neither fresh nor pleasant, I understand why they discontinued this one. I got one of those cheap closeouts a couple years ago and sat on it. Everytime I tried it I almost gagged. Cheap looking...
  91. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,546

    Re: do ladies like bois du portugal

    Ran into a old chum (real ladies guy) at the - yikes! - fortieth class reunion and he told me he was smoking stogies to keep the ladies away. Heh. So even when possibilities of "getting laid" finally...
  92. Replies
    15
    Views
    625

    Re: Fendi Uomo???

    I'll confess I wore this for a while. Caved in to the same bargain lure that got me Nobile. I really paid for my cheapness those days by smelling like the cheap cologne guy. Maybe if I wore shiny...
  93. Replies
    53
    Views
    516

    Re: SOTD Friday 9 September 2005

    Le Roy Soleil Homme
  94. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,787

    Re: Review, Gucci Nobile

    It is fresh like an oozing armpit mid-afternoon on a very hot day. This fragrance actually prompted one lady to come over to my desk, ask what it was, then request that I not wear it again. It...
  95. Replies
    17
    Views
    6,869

    Re: Creed MI versus Creed Erolfa

    I see no significant similarity. MI is ok but I prefer the more off-beat Erolfa. The briny deep fits me better than melons.
  96. Replies
    3
    Views
    531

    Re: Also got Bulgari Aqua...

    Everything Bvgari (cept black) smells aquatic to me. When I sniffed this new one last year I just wondered. Why? Yawned. Another one? Aquatic oversaturation marketing in pursuit of a fresh PC...
  97. Replies
    14
    Views
    895

    Re: Platinum Egoiste smellalikes

    I remember finally breaking down and getting PE when I concluded that it came closest to that smokey chandan sandal I was looking for but the colognish aspect was a bit high in there. Then I finally...
  98. Replies
    8
    Views
    690

    Re: Creed Tabarome?

    I have "new" and I prefer it but my tastes run modern. The tobacco ginger accents might seem a bit abrupt at times. Only got to sample the vintage once and it seemed very nicely made but had that old...
  99. Replies
    61
    Views
    838

    Re: SOTD Thursday 8 September 2005

    Damian Bash Lucifer No. 1
  100. Replies
    20
    Views
    982

    Re: Something Mediterranean, please?

    As someone who travelled over the Mediterranean for years, believe me it has to be niche.
    Antica Farmacista Mediterraneo is what you need.
Results 1 to 100 of 467
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4



Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000