Originally Posted by Asmo
Orientals are made for hot weather. What place does someone who says 'not for hot weather' think orientals are trying to evoke?
The way i see it, there is a slight BO note in opium. I find it to get "the edge" when used in warm weather which sets the scent into a different direction. Imo its best used in the cooler times of the day.
A signature scent in my opinion has to be something subtle to not be offensive, yet have enough presence to leave your mark.
I love Opium PH, it is one of my favorite scents but the BO note takes it to a different direction in warm weather which i dont find pleasant, or wearable.
Gucci Envy is somewhat similar and i did find it easier to wear in hot weather, but i dont think it would make a great sig' scent all year around.
You can find Opium for cheap so i dont see a reason not to get it. Its a great scent and each person may find different parts of the scent appealing in different types of weather. Get a sample of la nuit de l'homme by YSL. Im not a fan of it, and i dont have it but i think it would make a really good signature scent for all year around.