Guerlain Vetiver (mid nineties bottle)
Today I'm wearing...
Excellent, but I don't think I want a FB of this anymore. (which is a good thing for my wallet! )
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Guerlain Vetiver (mid nineties bottle)
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Current Top Favorites:
1) DAVIDOFF Silver Shadow Private Blend
2) BOND No.9 New York Oud
3) LUBIN Idole de Lubin (eau de parfum)
4) MONT BLANC Legend Intense
5) CHARRIOL Eau de Parfum pour Homme
6) YSL L'Homme Parfum Intense
7) DIOR La Collection Privée - Ambre Nuit
8) SCENTSTORY 24 Gold
9) HERMES Voyage d'Hermès Parfum
10) LATTAFA Ameer Al Oudh
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SL Chypre Rouge
"Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."
leonard pour homme
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Shiseido / Serge Lutens Feminite du Bois
Serge Lutens Iris Silver Mist
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)
Versace The Dreamer 50ml (1.7oz) BNIB
"The Sunshine bores the daylights outta me!"
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 Perfumes
Vetiver Oriental (2002) by Serge Lutens Les Salons du Palais Royal Shiseido
SotE - CDG Kyoto
(going to the temple that's why I wear Kyoto)
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Current Top 5
1. Creed Aventus
2. A*Men Pure Malt
3. L'instant Extreme
4. Nasomatto Duro
5. CDG - Kyoto
Montale - Blue Amber
Original Santal - Creed (second day)
ointments and perfume delight the heart....
Escada Magnetism For Men
So, so bad. An interesting but short-lived initial vanilla coke opening but the rest of the juice is just so boringly forgettable. My first regretted buy of the year.
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The Candy Perfume Boy:One boy's obsession with perfume and all things smelly.
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Have a good week all.
"Perfume is the dream that carries me."
There is always the sky to look at
Acqua di Parma
Everyone is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. Daniel Moynihan
I'm headed to the dentist this morning for my twice yearly cleaning and scolding for not flossing enough and felt the need for something big:
Burberry Brit for Men
If you step up to any men's fragrance counter you will be bombarded by scents that have in their description "fresh and clean". For the general public that is clearly what sells, but for me it sometimes carries the stigma of saying "Danger, Will Robinson!" I think I know what I want fresh and clean to be and most of these scents do not meet that standard. Enter Burberry Brit for Men which was designed in 2004 by Antoine Maisondieu. This is an example of what I want fresh and clean to be. The start is citrus, bergamot and ginger and it is here that my main quibble with the scent comes out. It just starts too loud. The top of this projects off the skin like an olfactory typhoon. But in what is almost a hallmark of Burberry scents it is the drydown that is special (see Burberry London for Men as Exhibit A of this phenomenon). Once the winds die down a creamy and beautiful nutmeg and cedar accord arises. I am coming to realize that when it comes to clean, cedar is the note I want present and here the combination with nutmeg makes it different but still crisp. The base is musk and tonka and the progression is really quite nice as the cedar pulls back to give the base some room to breathe. I own a few of the "fresh and clean" crew and this one of the best examples I have.
Have a Magnifico Monday everyone.
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Balenciaga Cristobal pour Homme as SotD
There are three kinds of people in this world: those who understand math and those who don't (four out of three people surveyed agree with this).
...cuz I can't wear it to work (my Boss hates it...can you say "allergies"??) and today is the only day I have off this week. (I work for a florist? This is Valentine's Day week?)
And because it is so damned beautiful.
"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....
Morning: i Profumi di Firenze Brezza di Mare
Evening: Profumum Thundra (This garnered a big complement from a parking attendant in Beverly Hills Saturday night. )
Michael Kors Michael for Men
A wardrobe staple from my pre-Basenotes era. Cardamom, star anise, cinnamon, bergamot, pipe tobacco, suede, patchouli, plums, and dried fruits.
Ralph Lauren Polo
Top notes: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Lavender, Rosewood
Middle notes: Muguet, Rose, Jasmin, Geranium
Base notes: Tonka, Sandal, Amber, Cedar, Patchouli, Vanilla
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
Aquolina • BLUE SUGAR
Bond no.9's Hamptons
Managed to get up early without feeling like I'd been hit by a truck (my usual early morning state), put in 20 minutes on the elliptical machine at the gym, back home, said hi to the bunnies, showered and am now off to work... Yikes! I feel so... industrious. Maybe I should go back to bed.
Yesterday's visit with SMM was wonderful, lots of cross-testing of various fun fragrances, and dear ScentSon reminded me of one that's been on my wish list for years, but I just can't manage to get over the price...
My SoTD is Josef Statkus Eau de Parfum. A gorgeous, papery white smoke incense, with sweet floral (not head shop) patchouli and an extremely light camphor note (also probably from the patchouli) in there that keeps it from being completely classically beautiful, but also makes it infinitely more intersting, in my opinion. Even though jasmine is listed first in the notes, I do not get any of the waxy browned flowers many jasmines bring up on my skin. Lovely.
Josef Statkus notes: Jasmine, patchouli, coriander, incense, amber, cashmere wood, vanilla, benzoin, musk.
Marvelous Monday to all!
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...
Ralph Lauren - Purple Label
Maxim's Pour Homme
Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa - looks like the weather has broken and we've got some warmer days ahead here. 81 by Wednesday. Oh, how I've missed my Florida weather.
Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
Hermessence Vanille Galante by Hermes
Royal English Leather
My Top Six - Guerlain Vetiver, Santal Noble, Bois Du Portugal, Antaeus, GIT, Vetiver Extraordinaire
Eau d'italie Paestum Rose
(From a sample, Thanks SirSlanty!)
Bond no. 9
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Green Irish Tweed
Bois du Portugal
Fougeres Marines -- Montale
Don't Smell the Flowers,
They're an Evil Drug to Make You Lose Your Mind --- Dio
Givenchy - Vetyver
Giorgio Of Beverly Hills For Men (1984). Just bought it Saturday.
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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."
Private Collection Tabarome
Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter. (Keats)