Thread: SotD - Sunday, 8 June 08
Lorenzo Villoresi Uomo
by Lorenzo Villoresi
Top notes: Bergamot, Petitgrain, Laurel, Lemon,
Orange, Coriander, Lavender, Elemi
Middle notes: Neroli, Sage, Juniper,Clove, Pepper, Thyme
Base notes: Vetiver, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Musk,
Oakmoss, Cedarwood, Rosemary
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both and be one traveler, long I stood and looked down one as far as I could to where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, ...... I shall be telling this with a sigh somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost
DUNE by Christian Dior
Current Top 5
1. Creed Aventus
2. A*Men Pure Malt
3. L'instant Extreme
4. Nasomatto Duro
5. CDG - Kyoto
SotD: Byblos Byblos (2002 formulation; out of a sample)
and SotE Czech & Speake No. 88 (meeting a very old friend I haven't seen in years)
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Newbie discovering the wonderful world of perfume
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Looking for; http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=210771
Les Parfums de Rosine
Top Notes: Mandarin Wood, Bergamot, Neroli, Pink Peppercorns, Galbanum, Rose
Middle Notes: Bulgarian Rose, Violets, Cumin
Base Notes: Sandalwood, Amber, Patchouli, Rosewood
A remarkable rose accord that smells like a men's cologne. In his review in The Guide, Luca Turin says this is founded on a base called Animalis™ by Synarome, which he says includes allusions to castoreum and civet. That may well be; or could it be that the list of notes includes cumin to throw us off? Who can say. Anyway, the galbanum and rose (with citrics and spice for reinforcement) in the top note introduce the delicate rose and violet heart and its slightly dirty cumin smudge, and set it all up on a foundation of oriental woods, roots, and amber. The upshot? A slightly puzzled look and the thought : "Why does this guy's cologne remind me of roses?"
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.
Male irato ferrum committitur.
It is an evil thing to arm an angry man.
Eau de Rochas Homme
“As if everyone, all over the world, had his daily visually artistic task; the task of being an image for others.” Peter Handke
Allure Homme Edition Blanche
I love cologne.
I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden.'' --Saint Augustine
“Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the twentieth century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.”--Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Oscar For Men
I`ve always thought this is a somewhat misunderstood scent in general. (Talking about underrated!)
I love this almost as much as I love Pour Lui.
Oscar FM is very well made, soothing blend of woods, pepper, leather and fresh aldehydic notes. Smells like
a crisp, early morning by the water.
Just bought me a bottle of this, after spending few years with couple of miniatures.
Ormonde Jayne Ormonde Woman parfum
"Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."
Guerlain's Philtre d'Amour - a citrusy, aromatic chypre for a warm, sunny day.
Works well on sunny days like this .
"Perfume is the dream that carries me."
There is always the sky to look at
"....With Equistrius, the perfumer Marc-Antoine Corticchiato, a competition equestrian, pays tribute to Equistrius, the “bright and gleaming horse” which helped him win his most glorious victories" (Lucky Scent) Notes include orris, violet, rice powder, chocolate, ambrette, sandalwood, vetiver, grey amber. (Thanks to Wendy for the sample!!)
"The world is ruled by letting things take their course. It cannot be ruled by interfering." Lao Tze
Its my Birthday so I'm going with MI/CREED
scent twin with BrothaG today
Dior Homme Intense
Everyone is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. Daniel Moynihan
Azzaro Pour Homme
Tabacco Toscano by Santa Maria Novella today
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men. ~Herman Melville
Jo Malone Amber and Lavender
CK One Summer '08
Rive Gauche Intense
Peggy: "Right now, we have to get to the mental institution. Something terrible has happened."
Peggy: "Brother Boy has tried to kill himself. He jumped out of his bedroom window."
Latrelle: "Isn't he only on the second floor?"
Peggy: "Yes, but he hit his head on a lawn gnome."
Fr. Sordid Lives: The Series
"Live, live, live! Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death."
AdP Colonia Assoluta
Green Irish Tweed as SotD
These things cannot be long hidden: the Sun, the Moon, the Truth--Buddha
SMN Tobacco Toscano
Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter. (Keats)
Happy Birthday dear Tdem1961, and Naking . Have a great fragrant day.
Sampling Nanadebary Green today courtesy of dear Quarry, Thanks ~J.
Yesterday's was Pulp by Byredo courtesy of Markinlondon, Thanks ~M.
Castle Forbes Neroli
Continuing Samples month with one from ny ScentFather TwoRoads:
Hanae Mori pour Homme
Has a lot of similarity to A*Men but seems a little more toned down. I don't think it is enough different to consider buying this one.
More writing on fragrance by me to be found at http://www.cafleurebon.com/
Catherine Deneuve: "You should put scent where you like to be kissed."
CB I Hate Perfume At the Beach 1966
Serge Lutens Muscs Koublai Khan
"An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all." -Oscar Wilde
YSL Jazz - recent blind buy at Filene's Basement.
Virgin Island Water
Looking for: Vento Canale, da Gianni Campagna.
I'm wearing MKK today.
Last edited by shadesofbleu; 8th June 2008 at 05:39 PM.
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Nino Cerruti EDT
Christian Dior VetiverPatou Pour HommeChristian Dior Leather OudOrmonde Jayne Ormonde ManSerge Lutens Chene
Iceberg Twice pour Homme
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Muscs Kublai Khan
PVC and Leather. A Chain and a feather
TDC Sel de Vetiver
Oriscent, AgarAura Pure Ouds, Creed, LIDGE, Patou Pour Homme, tons of niche and rare stuff for sale!
Fendi Theorema Uomo
II est de forts parfums pour qui toute matière/Est poreuse. On dirait qu'ils pénètrent le verre.
YSL's Y parfum
Oh please, if everyone around here is going to start telling the truth, I'm going to bed. - The House of Yes
Creed Royal English Leather