Originally Posted by docluv45
Thread: SotD Wednesday May 17
Serge Lutens Borneo 1834
Notes include Indonesian patchouli, white flowers, cardamom, camphor, cistus, galbanum, cannabis resin, cocoa accord.
Originally Posted by docluv45
"...The history of perfumery before this subdivision of niche was manufactured, both literally and imaginatively, is a long one, with thousands upon thousands of fragrances. The true fragrance lover takes each fragrance one at a time, and examines it preferably outside of the imaginatively manufactured categories and, in doing so, builds up a steady, informed basis for seasoned comparative judgments based on the sampling and information gathered from such sampling. This is why any one on the board who ever has anything particular interesting to say about fragrances as fragrances rather than as categorical constructs always has an abiding interest and passion for all kinds of fragrances and not just a narrow niche of fragrances. Conversely, the "niche whores," the more and more narrow their interests become, the more and more they mimic the ad copy of the very companies they worship. I know whose posts I like to read..."
“Perfume is decidedly not about two things: it isn’t about memory and it isn’t about sex. Perfume is about beauty and intellect,” .......... “A perfume is a message in a bottle—not a smell—and the message is written by the perfumer and read by the person who smells it.”
Perfumes: The A-Z Guide
The Emperor of Scent
The Perfect Scent
Scent and Chemistry
Feeding the Monster: IFRA and the EU Parliament
Benzoin is killing me today...
Jean Pascal Quimbaya
LORENZO VILLORESI'S Garofano!
"A great perfume is a work of art, it can lift our days, haunt our nights and create the milestones of our memories. Fragrance is liquid emotion. And that never goes out of fashion. " MICHAEL EDWARDS
"Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."
Are you not entertained??? Is this not why you are here??
"It is the mark of a brave man to admit defeat, cut his loss and move on." - David Ogilvy
Declaration by Cartier
dr.creed's decant sales:
Day: Dior Homme
Evening: Santal Noble
Guerlain: Après L´ondée - Chanel: Cuir de Russie - Dior: Dior Homme - Divine: L´homme de coeur - Caron: Le 3me homme
"Tra il fiore colto e l’ altro donato / l’ inesprimibile nulla" Giuseppe Ungaretti
Mandragore - Annick Goutal
Yesterday's SOTE: Jaipur Homme EDT.
* * * * * * * * Tam Dao
Gucci Nobile (with a Burberry white shirt)
"Perfume is the dream that carries me."
There is always the sky to look at
Boss in MOtion Black Edition.
Tis my birthday scent
Boucheron Pour Homme EDP, after shave cream, spray deodorant and body shampoo
Just because it happened to you doesn't make it interesting.
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.
My sales thread: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/304...85#post2614885
Wanted: YSL Nu EdP
Have a great day!
'I am not difficult, I am definite!' - Hedy Lamarr
.....Davidoff Cool Water Summer Fizz
My addiction: http://www.basenotes.net/wardrobe/5355
Happy birthday, Colin [smiley=birthdays.gif]
I'm wearing Dior Addict today.
I've trademarked the color bleu
I am ill today, staying in bed. :'(
But nonetheless I am smelling lovely of:
CdG - White
Happy birthday, CoL²!
Yeah, happy birthday Col!
I'm wearing SMW.
Hanae Mori - HM EdP
Parfum d'Empire Ambre Russe with notes of champagne, vodka, cinnamon, coriander, tea, incense, amber, leather
"I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain
Link your wardrobe: http://www.basenotes.net/wardrobe/3023
JPG Le Male! 8-)
Me: Flowerbomb - Viktor & Rolf
Top note : Tea, Bergamot
Middle note : Sambac Jasmine, Cattleya Orchid, Freesia, Centifolia Rose
Base note : Musks, Patchouli
He: Eléments - Hugo Boss
Top note : Lemon, Lavender, Artemisia, Basil
Middle note : Coriander, Thyme, Violet, Rose
Base note : Leather, Cedar, Sandal, Moss
"Of the five senses, the sense of smell is incontestably the one that best conveys a sense of immortality."
Santal JNoble by MPG
[SIZE=3][SIZE=2]"We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force." Ayn Rand...[/SIZE][/SIZE]
"The essence of fascism is to make laws forbidding everything and then enforce them selectively against your enemies."
[INDENT]Daily Wardrobe [/INDENT][/COLOR]
Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentreé
Nihil Obstat Ben
Ted Baker - Skinware
WANTED buy/swap: Creed "Acier Aluminum" , L'Occitane "Eav des Bavx", Comme Des Garcons stuff especially "Dry Clean"
Current Top 10: TM Cologne, Mark Birley, Dzing, Vetiver Extraordinaire, Geir, Divine's "L'Homme de Coeur", Penhaligons 'Endymion",
Creed Original Vetiver, Diptique Tam Dao, Hugo Boss "Spirit"
Frank Los Angeles No. 1
Tuscany Forte by Aramis
All these moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.
Yet again my friends it's Lolita Lempicka
I wear Gucci Pour Homme
Get well soon Geastrum!
Arte et labore
Happy birthday to Colonel S&M too!
Bel Ami for the third day in a row for me. Clean clothes this time though.
That girl, that bottle, that mattress and me.
« L'odeur de rose, faible, grâce au vent léger d'été qui passe, se mêle aux parfums qu'elle a mis.»
[ Paul Verlaine ]
I've been out of town for a few days so I'm catching up here.
Saturday: Montale Black Oud
Sunday: Cool Water
Sunday Night: Obsession Night for Men
Monday: Silver Mountain Water
Monday Night: Envy
Tuesday Night: Dior Homme
Today: Jean Pascal PH
Tonight testing Roma Uomo
My Wardrobe: http://www.basenotes.net/wardrobe/5235
BPAL - SATYR
"You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality." - Ayn Rand
"I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical...It is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government." - Thomas Jefferson
HM Hanae Mori EDP
Dzing! for me today
EnvYuS My Wardrobe
Herrera for Men
SOTD: Burberry Brit
SOTRight At This Very Moment: Santal Noble
Happy Birthday mr. C!
Gucci Envy for Men
Chilly and foggy today... so it's
Top Notes: Cedarwood, Neroli
Middle Notes: Sycamore Wood, Bison Grass, Cedarwood
Base Notes: Patchouli, Vanilla
Yr good bud,
"Why spend life seeking that which does not satisfy? Why remain a slave, when freedom waits? Let your life shine; illumine the world with your truth!"
Fiat justitia ruat cælum.
Let justice be done, even if the sky should fall.
— Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus
Qui nihil potest sperare, desperet nihil.
Let him who can hope for nothing despair of nothing.
David and Becca forever!!