YSL pour Homme
Thread: SotD - Friday, 11 July 08
by David Beckham
amazingly, this elicits more compliments than any of my other fragrances.
Top notes: Italian Bergamot, Orange, Mandarin
Middle notes: Star Anise, Cardamom, Red Pimento
Base notes: Haitian Vetiver, Patchouli, White Amber
Last edited by TwoRoads; 11th July 2008 at 05:25 AM.
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
YSL pour Homme
“As if everyone, all over the world, had his daily visually artistic task; the task of being an image for others.” Peter Handke
Gai Mattiolo Uomo cologne was created by the design house of Gai Mattiolo in 1998. Gai Mattiolo Uomo cologne has notes of Bergamot, Neroli, Citrus, Hedione, Star Anise, Clary Sage, Coriander, Water Fucus, Rose, Pepper, Guaiacwood, Sandalwood, Musk.
Scent Intense by Costume National, from a sample vial.
Current Top 5
1. Creed Aventus
2. A*Men Pure Malt
3. L'instant Extreme
4. Nasomatto Duro
5. CDG - Kyoto
Divinel'homme de coeur
Last edited by ajmc; 11th July 2008 at 06:19 AM.
Tom Ford Private Blends
Top Notes: Citrus fruits, Fruity notes
Middle Note: Black Violet
Base Notes: Moss, Woody notes
Strange and a little raspy at first, this eventually sorts out to a very subtly resinous place after passing through some violet-evocative notes. I say "violet-evocative" because this is not the modern take on violet — that's more about violet leaf than it is about the elusive floral violet, which is impossible to distill from the plant and must be hinted at through the use of ionone and other synthetics. The "violet" in this fragrance takes after the floral side in spades. It is well balanced, however, with citrus and other fruity notes in the top, and nicely anchored in a mossy-woody base. This gives the scent the feel of a chypre. It's a fairly deep take on the title player, but then most of the Special Blends are at least somewhat deep and dark. This one, though, does manage to end on a subtler note. It becomes quite soft and elusive at the end. In my book, it's one of the better ones from this series.
Last edited by JaimeB; 11th July 2008 at 06:22 AM.
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 cćlum.
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.
Montale's SOLEIL DI CAPRI!
"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
Balmain Jolie Madame
"Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."
Royal English Leather
2:00 am and it's cooled off and I'll work the rest of the night. The joy of working at home.
L'Air du Desert Marocain (from a sample)
I love cologne.
Acqua di Parma - Colonia Assoluta
(still big site problems, took me 20 mins to post this)
Profumi del Forte
Last edited by Magnifiscent; 11th July 2008 at 08:49 AM.
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Michel Morsetti for Caron, COUP DE FOUET ( Crack of the Whip ) -1954
A must have for carnation lovers !
Wall Street by Bond No. 9
Last edited by P-Natra; 11th July 2008 at 09:07 AM.
Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa
For swap/sale: Vintage Tiffany for Men, Histoires de Parfums 1740 Marquis de Sade, 1 Million Absolutely Gold, Prada Amber pour Homme DELUXE version, Loewe Pour Homme, Pure Malt 2013, Floris Vetiver, Charriol Royal Leather, Dior Homme Intense, Chanel PMC, M7 gel, Roma (women's), Spicebomb, Trussardi Uomo, Obsession, others...
Today Im wearing a HARDCORE mystery perfume oil, sent to me by Taz!
Im gettin' serious Jasmine, Sandalwood & Rose here... very Guerlain-esque indeed!
Platinum Egoiste, Chanel.
A frag the woman tries to show neutrality on - but came close to nuzzle when I left her in bed this morning.
~ My Wardrobe
Day: Dior Homme EdT (Dior)
Evening: Habit Rouge EdT (Guerlain)
On a lavender kick. Had a fantastic lavender bath, after used some lavender scented talk, and just before my driving lesson, I'll put a dab of Yardley English Lavender
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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
Narciso Rodriguez for Him
Everyone is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. Daniel Moynihan
Tom Ford for Men
Please feel free to check out my Swap Thread - Patou pour Homme, L'Instant de Guerlain PH Extreme, Dior Homme Intense, Pure Malt, Pure Coffee and many more! Click Here For My Swap Thread
Last edited by pluran; 12th July 2008 at 04:24 AM.
In haste (gotta go in early this ayem...BIG delivery) grabbed the gorgeous
Or des Indes
"The world is ruled by letting things take their course. It cannot be ruled by interfering." Lao Tze
Don't panic. Just stay calm, and reload....
Rive Gauche pour Homme
"Perfume is the dream that carries me."
There is always the sky to look at
CDG - Vettiveru
Looking for: Vento Canale, da Gianni Campagna.
Chemistry Skin Cologne - Clinique
Have a Great Week End everybody.
Giving Life My All And Improving Every Day
Bond No. 9 - Saks Fifth Avenue for Him
Of the 20 or so of my collection that my girlfriend has been exposed to.. one of her top 5 on me!
I'm a colognosaurus. Rawr!
Aomassai - Parfumerie Generale from a sample
Last edited by jeffpoos; 11th July 2008 at 03:12 PM.
Juicy Couture Dirty English
Bond No.9 for me too today. Riverside Drive.
In a world where people smell bad, it is the personal responsibility of every Basenoter to improve the world one SotD at a time...
Knize Ten Golden Edition
Enjoying my first summer Friday off and House Brother to peevish_yolk, BrothaG and jellybean1973 in:
Really love the clove and ambergris in this and it works very well on me.
Have a great Friday everyone.
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Comme des Garçons
Last edited by Bromo33333; 11th July 2008 at 03:22 PM.
“… [I] recall thinking that the computer would never advance much further than this. Call me naďve, but I seemed to have underestimated the universal desire to sit in a hard plastic chair and stare at a screen until your eyes cross.” ~ David Sedaris
Acqua di Parma Colonia
off to visit the gardens at Naumkeag now!
Creed Bois du Portugal
Opium homme eau de parfum, shower gel, and edp deo spray
Antaeus by Chanel (1981)
XS pour Homme
Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter. (Keats)
Creed Millésime Impérial
JaimeB, glad to see your description of Black Violet. It's my only TF Private Blends purchase so far and it's exquisite. Now I'm deciding between Velvet Gardenia and Moss Breches...
Today I'm wearing Vetiver Extraordinaire.
L'Eau de Hesperides (sample).
Hmmm. Fleeting topnote of oranges - sweet and nice but very quickly gone.
Followed by celery - lots and lots of celery for about 10 minutes.
Now turning into a faded floral.
My goodness this is some magical juice. I'll look forward to how it plays out the rest of the day.
Catherine Deneuve: "You should put scent where you like to be kissed."
L'Air du desert marocain
Bois et Fruits
Chanel Pour Monsieur edt
Oh please, if everyone around here is going to start telling the truth, I'm going to bed. - The House of Yes
Moving up the Vetiver Intensity ladder to Vetiver Extraordinaire by Malle. I have a feeling I will be at Route du Vetiver this evening!
"Faites des bętises, mais faites les avec enthousiasme !" Colette