Thread: SotD - Tuesday, 05 August 08
Amouage Jubilation XXV, from a sample vial, of course!
Current Top 5
1. Creed Aventus
2. A*Men Pure Malt
3. L'instant Extreme
4. Nasomatto Duro
5. CDG - Kyoto
"Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."
a*men - thierry mugler
I love Jasmine.
Green Irish Tweed (Creed)
As of quarter till 1 AM here on the East coast, I just spritzed Ambre Sultan as a relief before my final exam in machine design tomorrow afternoon!
(2007)Top notes: Orange, Bergamot, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Rosemary
Heart notes: Ylang-Ylang, Violet, Patchouli, Thyme
Base notes: Myrrh, Moss, Vetiver, Musk
A chypre of unusually masculine character. In spite of the inclusion of ylang-ylang in the formula, this isn't remotely a stereotypical feminine scent in feeling. It may be the one note that rings false in this chime; it seems out of place with the more herbal floral of lavender, and certainly with eucalyptus and the other herbals. In conjunction with the musk, the sweet floral makes this scent a bit powdery at first, although that impression diminishes after the first twenty minutes or so. Then it blends more smoothly into the rest of the formula and largely loses the powdery aspect. This fragrance took a little getting used to for me; but once past the rough spot, I now like it quite a bit. In the end, it comes out as a slyly suave and even slightly rakish bit of work, the sort of thing to wear when one is in the mood for fun and a little taste of the offbeat in life.
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.
Vol de Nuit Guerlain (parfum)
Vetiver The Great!!!
Bond No. 9
Andy Warhol - Silver Factory
Penhaligon's Hammam Bouquet
(¸.•´ (¸.•´ .•´ : (´¸.•*´¯`*•--> Gendarme - Gendarme V
Habit Rouge !
L'amour fait songer, vivre et croire. Il a, pour réchauffer le coeur, un rayon de plus que la gloire; et ce rayon, c'est le bonheur. (Victor HUGO)
by Juicy Couture
A rich mossy woods chypre:
Top notes: Mandarin, Bergamot, Blue Cypress, Cardamom, Caraway
Middle notes: Marjoram, Black Leather, Sandalwood, Atlas Cedar, Vetiver
Base notes: Amber Musk, Agarwood, Black Moss Absolute, Ebony Wood
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
Prada Amber Pour Homme
Caron L'Anarchiste. Been in the mood for this rather often lately.
Pasha de Cartier (from a sample)
After several warm and sunny holiday-days with Guerlain's Vetiver, Vetiver pour Elle and Aqua Allegoria Pamplelune, it's time for a warm perfume - it's turning windy, grey and rainy here in Denmark! So it's Héritage EdP today. As usual, I get reminded of how good and nostalgic it is for me. Pure pepper, coriander, cedar wood and vanilla. (Should I have sprayed more sparingly? Gosh it's strong.)
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Caron, LES PLUS BELLES LAVANDES, Eau de Cologne
Bulgari Pour Homme Soir from a mini. I recently bought a pretty cool 5-pack of Bulgari minis from taxfree shop on a cruise. Soir seems to me like a nice mix between Pour Homme and Blu.
Today Roberto is my fragrance twin.
Les Plus Belles Lavandes de Caron.
Looking for a sample of Gucci Envy Me.
Riverside Drive from a sample...........
.................................................. ...................I'm gonna memorize your name.. and then i'm gonna throw my head away!!........:bounce:.............
Lacoste Essential from a sample.
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Rive Gauche pour Homme
Yves Saint Laurent
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Everyone is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. Daniel Moynihan
Creed Bois du Portugal
DSH Sandalo Inspiritu
II est de forts parfums pour qui toute matière/Est poreuse. On dirait qu'ils pénètrent le verre.
Lime, Mandarin and Vetiver by Tesco (bought last night after reading CoL's review)
Well Gentlemen after all of the support for this one recently and with an assist to Maisonstinky through my ScentMother i am trying:
Montale Red Vetyver
Wow!! I've read a number of scents called Terre D'Hermes more sophisticated brother. For me, I think this one is it. There is a blast of grapefruit to start before an incredible spiciness ushers this to a patchouli base along with some woody notes. The vetiver is here to support the whole process but I'm not finding it to be the major player.
In my personal vote for best new men's scent of 2008 I'm still voting Hinoki but this one is very, very close.
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Z Zegna Fresh
Another hot one predicted here...in the act of decanting some for my Beloved Daughter-in-Law, I decided I also need a little
...cool citron presse.
"The world is ruled by letting things take their course. It cannot be ruled by interfering." Lao Tze
Vetiver Hombre....Adolfo Dominguez
Don't panic. Just stay calm, and reload....
Caldey Island Lavender Water for me today.
"Perfume is the dream that carries me."
There is always the sky to look at
Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille
Silver Mountain Water
from a Sample
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PVC and Leather. A Chain and a feather
Rose 31 - Le Labo
The Dreamer by Versace
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."
The Candy Perfume Boy:One boy's obsession with perfume and all things smelly.
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Penhaligon's Blemheim Bouquet
Serge Lutens - Borneo 1834
Nancy Boy Tea Rose Soap
Nancy Boy shaving cream
Trumper's Limes a/s
Guerlain L'Instant Pour Homme Eau Extreme (sample).
Definitely a gourmand. Some vanilla with some spicy woods, maybe a hint of chocolate. This is nice juice.
Catherine Deneuve: "You should put scent where you like to be kissed."
My Top Six - Guerlain Vetiver, Santal Noble, Bois Du Portugal, Antaeus, GIT, Vetiver Extraordinaire
Lonestar Memories by the very talented Andy Tauer
Right now my favorite warm/humid weather leather chypre.
Patchouli 24. Been away from this for a while, and maybe it's not perfect in warmer weather but...
BLACK JEANS by Versace. A Great tar-like fragrance, similar to Ungaro III. A great discontinued frag :P
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