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Me, too. Ungaro II
Snarky is as snarky does.
Let's make it three in a row!
Ungaro Pour L’Homme II
Top notes: Basil oil, Bergamot oil, Coriander, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli, Orange
Middle notes: Carnation, Geranium, Ginger, Jasmin, Orris, Pepper, Rose
Base notes: Ambrein, Benzoin, Cedar, Civet, Leather, Musk, Patchouli, Sandal, Tonka, Vanilla
Last edited by TwoRoads; 13th October 2008 at 02:43 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
L'Eau de Gouverneur by Comptoir Sud Pacifique
Current Top 5
1. Creed Aventus
2. A*Men Pure Malt
3. L'instant Extreme
4. Nasomatto Duro
5. CDG - Kyoto
Wow, I wonder when the last time a scent that wasn't GIT, TdH, LdDM, Guerlain Vetiver, etc. got three wears on the same day?
This may be a brash thing to say, in fact I know it is, but if I had to live - god forbid - with only one scent from here on out, I'd choose Ungaro II. Oh yes, I've fallen hard and fast. I don't know how for the last 10 months or so I considered it only a 3 star scent.
Maurice Roucel, Bernard Bourjois
Top note: Bergamot, Orange, Peach, Hyacinth, Ylang-Ylang
Middle note: Tiaré Flower, Orange Flower, Jasmine, Orris, Black Elder
Base note: Sandal, Patchouli, Amber, Vanilla
A day away from work gives a chance to have a full wearing of this. It seems like a very penetrating floral oriental, with lots of high-profile floral notes. I'll see what kind of occasions this might be suited for.
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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.
Parfumerie Generale Iris Taizo - first time from a sample
I'm probably not "getting" this one yet. Sigh.
SotE: I think it'll be Coze for an evening at the new Operahouse in Oslo
Chanel - L'Egoiste
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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
I love cologne.
(¸.•´ (¸.•´ .•´ : (´¸.•*´¯`*•-->Sonya Rykiel - Rykiel pour Homme
Guerlain Vetiver (current formulation)
jean paul gaultier, le male. yeah ive worn this for a whole 2 weeks. gets kinda boring after a while.
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From a sample
PVC and Leather. A Chain and a feather
Dior Homme Sport
My current Fall-Winter rotation: Baldessarini EdC - Canali Men - Dior Homme Sport - Gucci PH I - Guerlain Homme - Issey Miyake L`Eau D`Issey PH Intense - Lalique Encre Noir - Loewe Solo - Terre d`Hermes - YSL Rive Gauche PH
Armani (Black) Code for Men
Giving Guerlain Homme a full day's wearing today.
I get the same good longevity that most have experienced with this one but not much projection. Let's see what happens today as it's supposed to hit 80 degrees here in Jersey.
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Everyone is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. Daniel Moynihan
Un Crime Exotique
Jo Malone Lime, Basil & Mandarin.
Looking for a sample of Gucci Envy Me.
SotD : Eau de Cologne Impériale - Guerlain
SotE : 1000 - Jean Patou
Creed Green Irish Tweed
Left over from doing a d****t....and wonderful for a day promising to hit 80 F!!!
"The world is ruled by letting things take their course. It cannot be ruled by interfering." Lao Tze
Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan
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Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter. (Keats)
GIT as SotD
I close my eyes, only for a moment and the moment's gone
All my dreams pass before my eyes a curiosity
Dust in the wind
All we are is dust in the wind--Kansas
To celebrate that I finally got a vintage extract of it: Guerlain's Nahema. Take Mitsouko, pump up the rose, take away the pepper, juice it up with mandarin and more bergamot, and warm it up with tonka bean. Then you have Nahema.
Do I need to say how proud I am that I also finally found a reissued Parfum des Champs-Élysées for a reasonable price? Plus a huge vintage Chant d'Arômes EdC
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Bois de Turquie by Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier (first time from a sample - thanks sloan_8013)
Parfumerie Generale Aomassai (from a sample)
Deeeeeeeelicious! A caramel, toasted hazelnut, and licorice gourmand with background notes of wood, vetiver, and incense. Like Yohji Homme but more roasted and more robust. A little goes a long way! What sets Aomassai apart from other masculine gourmands is the absence of coffee and vanilla notes (though vanilla is a component of caramel, I know).
Montale Red Vetyver
Vétiver Extraordinaire (Frédéric Malle)
GFT Spanish Leather.
Miller Harris cuir d'oranger
Montale Blue Amber
Guys, Ungaro II sounds fantastic. Adding it to my "to test" list now. Is it readily available (to try) at any department stores?
I have a day off, even though I need to do some work and massive amounts of cooking (we are having colleagues from my new job over for dinner: Squash soup, 7-vegetable couscous, leek croquettes (to go on top of the couscous), grilled fish and tofu, grilled portabello mushrooms with pesto, caesar salad, and gingerbread inlaid with fresh and candied pears, and cinnamon icecream). It's so nice to actually have some time to really cook - and to "catch up" with my BN buddies!
I am in Creed Ambre Canelle. Not quite sure whether it's the fact that I've got some time off, or if I'm being subliminally influenced by the fact that this was Eva Peron's signature fragrance, but wearing Ambre Canelle today makes me feel like a sex goddess. Even more than usual.
Notes (from Perfume.com): Cinnamon Leaves, Pink Pepper, Rose, Cinnamon, Bay Leaf, Coriander, Ambergris, Tonkin, Musk.
It’s thought that people who hope too much will just waste their life away and never get down to doing any real work. They’re confusing Hope with Wish, its lazy cousin... When Wish whispers, “Something is just around the corner,” what comes or not is never what was wished for. When Hope whispers “Something is just around the corner,” something always is. -- Charlie Elberson
My sale thread has some of my underappreciated fragrances looking for a good, new home...
Today, I'm wearing Czech & Speake No. 88 again from a sample in anticipation for the whole bottle to arrive. I like it more and more with every wear.
I'm a colognosaurus. Rawr!
Davidoff Cool Water
“As if everyone, all over the world, had his daily visually artistic task; the task of being an image for others.” Peter Handke
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."
Don't Smell the Flowers,
They're an Evil Drug to Make You Lose Your Mind --- Dio
ADP Colonia Intensa
Rive Gauche - YSL
Un Bois Vanille - Serge Lutens
It goes well with the early snow still on the ground from the weekend.
“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”
~ Robert Brault
A day of shopping for walking shoes and I felt like something light and clean smelling so I'm in:
Thierry Mugler Cologne
The clean sharp notes that this presents on my skin is really appealing when I'm looking for a scent that makes me feel clean. From the bergamot at the top through the orange in the midlle ending at the musk in the base each phase is distinct in its presentation and quite pleasing to my nose.
Have a great day everyone.
Last edited by Somerville Metro Man; 13th October 2008 at 04:27 PM.
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Roger & Gallet's Extra Vielle (spelling?) for me today. I was in the shower and all the R&G bath products on the shower shelf made me pick it.
That girl, that bottle, that mattress and me.