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    Default Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    Etro Vetiver
    "Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."

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    Chanel Antaeus

    I'm going to try to make this "Chanel week' for myself. A different Chanel every day.

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    Le Labo Gaiac 10 (2008)
    Annick Menardo
    Notes: Olibanum, Gaiac Wood, Cedar Abs, Musc

    Le Labo does magic for Gaiac wood in the same way they did for rose in Rose 31.
    Upon application I get a blast of cedar layered over musk with a trace of incense.
    Sniffing a few hours later it's a mix of musc and what I assume is Gaiac wood. It's like cedar but less dry.
    This is a skin scent, but the sillage isn't poor either. If you've ever tried C16 by Indult the musc (there are supposedly 4 different types in this) is in a similar vein.
    Longevity seems so be excellent so far. And this isn't a skanky scent like MKK.
    Last edited by teger; 8th December 2008 at 08:59 PM.

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    Default Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    So here's the thing guys - if you like rich, spicy oriental fragrances try this expirement: Test out some of the masculines that are so popular here on BN like JHL, Egoiste or even Jubilation XXV.

    Then, if you're up for it, test my SOTD today which is:

    Opium by YSL.



    NOT Opium Pour Homme. Opium, the YSL scent marketed to women.

    The Eau de Toilette version, I am wearing today is outstanding. The scent warms up in cool weather and adds a comforting touch of cinnamon, resins and very light florals. There is no candied sweetness in this scent (like many women's scents being released these days) and a little goes a long way.

    Of course, I know that many men don't wear this scent due to the olfactory associations they have with women they know, who wore this scent. I personally don't have to worry about that. I did try the Eau de Parfum, before the EdT, and found it too aldehyde prominent. The EdT is now my favorite. I still have samples of the SdP and the parfum to test, but for now the affordable, accessible and oh-so-easy-to-wear EdT has sufficiently impressed me.

    Thanks shadesofbleu, for the sample!
    Last edited by mikeperez23; 8th December 2008 at 02:52 PM.
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    French Line -Revillon

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    FM Musc Ravageur


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    Penhaligon's Lily & Spice from sample.
    Looking to swap/buy/receive for free () the following samples/decants:
    Indult Tihota & Rêve en Cuir
    Chant d'Aromes extrait
    Vetiver pour Elle (5ml decant)


    Selling/swapping:
    Versace The Dreamer 50ml (1.7oz) BNIB
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    Polo by Ralph Lauren (1978)

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    Clive Christian X for Men

    From a new 3 x10ml sample collection that my wife gifted me with this morning for my birthday! I would never have purchased this for myself, but I am reminded that X for Men is one of my favorite scents in the universe!

    Wicozani
    Last edited by wicozani; 8th December 2008 at 03:36 PM.

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    Creed Silver Mountain water

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    Caron's Pour un Homme for me today. And from the old vintage bottle of it that I gave my brother but stole back.
    That girl, that bottle, that mattress and me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DustB View Post
    Caron's Pour un Homme for me today. And from the old vintage bottle of it that I gave my brother but stole back.

    im sure many a Bner's would volunteer to rob scentbar and then would hurt(kill?) each other to keep the stash
    Last edited by jenson; 8th December 2008 at 03:49 PM.

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    I'm gender bending today with Cinnabar in lieu of JHL.

    Peggy: "Right now, we have to get to the mental institution. Something terrible has happened."
    Latrelle: "What?"
    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."
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    Riverside Drive- Bond no.9

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    Aspen for Men

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    Moschino - Friends Men
    Last edited by Aromabar; 8th December 2008 at 04:01 PM.

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    Guerlain Hertiage EDT
    “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”

    ~ Robert Brault

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    VON SIERSTORPFF
    BAD DRIBURG

    - from a sample. Thanks the_good_life for putting this on the radar It got me some positive remarks at work!

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    Default Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    Givenchy Gentleman

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    Malle's Bois D'Orage/French Lover. This scent gets better, much better about 10 hours after applying. Why?

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    Default Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    varvatos vintage.

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    Default Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    Diesel Green
    CDG 3 (The one you CAN'T find anywhere) for trade.
    Full 4 oz Bottle of Silver Mountain Water(95% full) for trade(purchased at Nordstrom not online). PM me for details.

    My Blog: www.BLAMEURPARENTS.com

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    Lorenzo Villoresi Patchouli

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    L'Homme Sage

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    Default Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    sotd:
    Comptoir Sud Pacifica
    Aqua Motu

    (thanks Joe)

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    Diptyque - Tam Dao

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    At 8 AM my SOTD was Gucci Pour Homme but by 10 AM I got bored with it and layered it with two shots of Amouage Jubilation XXV. The result is very agreeable..

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    Burberry Brit for Men

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    Default Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    Parfume Noir - Styrax Origin Storax Amber
    My Wardrobe
    II est de forts parfums pour qui toute matière/Est poreuse. On dirait qu'ils pénètrent le verre.

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    Shalimar parfum extrait, for a little extra comfort during the bitter cold.

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    Armani Acqua di Gio. Very nice. I needed a low-maintenance Monday scent and it filled a need. I have rather enjoyed it, actually!

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    Gerlain's Oriental Brulant from a sample

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    Default Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    Coffee: Real "Mocha Java" -- Yemen Mokha Mattari and Java Monsooned Arabica, home-roasted, hand-ground, and brewed in a Bodum French press
    Music: WMUD, streaming over the Internet here

    F.W. Engels (Solingen) "Leader" 13/16 straight razor
    Plisson "Classic Black" in Pure Black Badger #12 shaving brush
    SCS Mocha Creme shaving soap
    Witch-hazel
    Thierry Mugler Pure Coffee EDT


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    Default Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    Penhaligon's

    Castile

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    Tuscan Leather

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    Default Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    Polo Modern Reserve
    Top 10 (not in order): Dunhill 1934, Dunhill Edition, Terre d'Hermes, Rive Gauche, Habit Rouge, Guerlain Vetiver, Knize Ten, Bois du Portugal, Vintage Tabarome, Green Irish Tweed

    Summer Rotation: GIT, Aventus, Erolfa, Vetiver 1948, Guerlain Vetiver, Malle VE, Terre d'Hermes, Bvlgari PH, Bvlgari Acqua, Habit Rouge EDC and Sport, ADP Colonia Assoluta, Chanel PMC, Dunhill Edition, Eau Sauvage, TF Azure Lime

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    sote:
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    ENCRE NOIRE
    Last edited by silverbullet; 8th December 2008 at 10:54 PM.

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    Scent of the Evening - Valentino V pour Homme


    Nice, warm cotton candy with a bit of vanilla poured over. Impressive longevity.
    Last edited by dynendal; 8th December 2008 at 10:59 PM.

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    Habit Rouge

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    Default Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme
    Ordinary, I suppose, but beautifully balanced and such a pleasure to wear. Mmm.

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    Default Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    Creed Acier Aluminum as SotE
    Deep in the dark your kiss will thrill me
    Like days of old. Lighting the spark of love that fills me
    with dreams untold..--Twilight Time

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    Domenico Caraceni 1913

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    Mouchoir de Monsieur by Guerlain

    I believe this is the 10th Guerlain posted for SOTD !
    Last edited by cedarnotes; 9th December 2008 at 01:18 AM.

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    Vetiver de Guerlain

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    SOTD: Premier Figuier
    SOTE: Dior Homme

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    Bond no. 9 Riverside Dr.
    Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them. - Immanuel Kant

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    Molinard Bois Precieux

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    L'Artisan ParfumeurPIMENT BRÛLANT

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    Penhaligon's Opus 1870

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    SOTD/E: Yatagan. Starting to turn warm and muggy again here, so this is perfect!

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    am. Zegna Intenso
    pm. Armani Code Pour Homme
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    Have I told you about the scent of jasmine? Have I spoken about the smell of the sea? The earth is scented. And I perfume myself to enhance what I am. That's why I can not wear a perfume that bothers me. Perfuming is an instinctive wisdom. And like all art, it requires some knowledge of yourself..."
    Clarice Lispector ( 1920-1977) - Perfumes da Terra / Earth
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    Marc Jacobs

    Remember this one, Mike Perez?

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    Himalaya by Creed

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    Default Re: SotD - Monday, 8 Dec 08

    Narciso Rodriguez for Him
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