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  1. #61

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    Heh, badass indeed!

    Anyyway, another badass: Tom Ford for Men.
    De gustibus non est disputandum

  2. #62

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    Morning: MPG Racine
    Evening: Tom Ford Bois Rouge (sample)
    For swap/sale: Vintage MPG Santal Noble, vintage Tiffany for Men, 1 Million Absolutely Gold, 1 Million Intense, Bentley Intense, Prada Amber pour Homme DELUXE version, Loewe Pour Homme, Pure Malt 2013, vintage YSL Rive Gauche pour Homme, M7 gel, Roma (women's), Spicebomb, Obsession, others...
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  3. #63

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    Baldessarini
    “As if everyone, all over the world, had his daily visually artistic task; the task of being an image for others.” Peter Handke

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  5. #65

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    Bond no. 9 Saks for men

  6. #66

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    Biehl Parfumkunstwerke AL02


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    Default Re: S o T D -- Monday, February 9 '09

    Quote Originally Posted by Oviatt View Post
    Elsha 1776
    Mmmm, nice juice
    "There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which can not fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance-that principle is contempt prior to investigation." HERBERT SPENCER

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    Bois des Iles EDT
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    sotd:
    Krizia
    Moods Uomo
    "There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which can not fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance-that principle is contempt prior to investigation." HERBERT SPENCER

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    Guerlain's Vintage Vetiver.

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    Guerlain Parure EdT (with a dab of extrait underneath)

    This discontinued jewel is rarely mentioned, which is probably why it was discontinued a couple years ago for 'low demand'. Parure deserves to mentioned in discussions of the great classical chypres. Parure is set apart with notes of lilac and rose, but also because the oakmoss drydown comes on early and lasts a long time. I have a fairly old bottle, so I don't know if latter bottles would have been effected by the EU oakmoss restrictions, but for oakmoss fans this is a must-try.

    Despite vigorous scrubbing in the shower, I think I'm still getting some 'bleed-through' of Chia, yesterday's SOTD. Testament to how damn high quality the Farmacia SS Anunziata line is, but irritating me today since I can't be sure what I'm smelling.

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    Default Re: S o T D -- Monday, February 9 '09

    [quote=bbBD;1429646]Guerlain Parure EdT (with a dab of extrait underneath)

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    You lucky SOB. I think you would be duly obligated to send me at least a 15ml sample as a good will gesture
    Last edited by silverbullet; 9th February 2009 at 05:01 PM.
    "There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which can not fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance-that principle is contempt prior to investigation." HERBERT SPENCER

  13. #73

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    Saks Fifth Avenue for Him
    Bond No9

  14. #74

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    Fou D'Absinthe

    honestly, this is my last L'Artisan purchase. their longevity sucks. and this is an EdP too. love the fragrance, hate the fact, that it's almost gone now (been almost 4 hours).

  15. #75

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    Sampling Guerlain Bois d'Armenie. I've never smelled the little burning papers this fragrance refers to, but it does remind be a bit of Nag Champa incense - but a very expensive, softly powdery Nag Champa incense. It's really beautiful.

  16. #76

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    Today's Guerlains:

    Derby vintage EdT




    Chamade vintage PdT (wish I had all the vintage PdTs - both bottle and scent are gorgeous).


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    Chanel No. 19 EDT

  18. #78

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    Chanel Pour Monsieur

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    silverbullet - you're jealous of me? I have a 50ml late-80s tester of Parure. Look at Mr.G's fantastic Parure flacon with the massive 'sculpture stopper'. Gorgeous.

  20. #80

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    Parfumerie Generale
    Psychotrope
    from a sample

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    Default Re: S o T D -- Monday, February 9 '09

    Guerlain
    Rose Barbare
    (2005)
    Francis Kurkdjian

    Notes: Attar of Roses, Honey Notes, Spices
    Not at work today, so I thought I would get away with a little mischief in the form of sporting this rosy, honeyed fragrance. It shouldn't raise any eyebrows if worn on a man, but of course, people being what they are, it would... One of the originals from the L'Art et la Matière series, this is a beautiful composition of rose attar (the purest form of rose oil extraction), honey notes (for a slight animalic quality), and a blend of subtle spicy notes; the whole gives this an incredible cachet. It has a nice, but not overwhelming sillage and very good longevity on my skin.
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    I craved verbena this morning when I woke up. Must be the warm temperatures and great sun I'm having lately.

    Molinard's Vervienne for me, and I splashed it on heavy. Oh baby I wish this lasted.
    That girl, that bottle, that mattress and me.

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    Christian Dior Dior Homme
    Last edited by ChrisW; 9th February 2009 at 06:27 PM.

  24. #84

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    Today I am sampling a fragrance from "the" house

    Creed Original Santal

    In full disclosure, I absolutely LOVE my GIT and Tabarome Millesime.

    However, I do understand where some of the Creed bashers are coming from. This fragrance is wearing with very weak projection and very poor longevity. In addition, what is there, is really not that interesting or provocative. I believe I will pass on this one.

    One must wonder how houses like Boucheron and Hermes, for instance, do not seem to have an issue in adding sufficient parfum oil to their fragrances where Creed for some reason does!

    Ah, the beauty of sampling before purchase.

    Everyone have or continue to have a Great Monday!

  25. #85

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    Lalique - Pour Homme Faune

  26. #86

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    Sander for Men
    "Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better" - Robert Redford

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    I'm rockin' the Cuba Gold today. I keep it in my car for fragrance emergencies - if it goes bad, another bottle's just 4 dollars!

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    Default Re: S o T D -- Monday, February 9 '09

    SotD: Azzaro pour homme
    SotE: L'Eau d'Issey pour homme
    I love cologne.

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    Guerlain- SDV
    As above, so below.

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    Sa Majeste La Rose and Green Irish for sale- P.M. me

  30. #90

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    Felt like I needed freshening up today so

    Creed Selection Verte.
    "Don’t try to be original. Be simple. Be good technically, and if there is something in you, it will come out. ” - Henri Matisse.

    "Wear R de Capucci" - Hirch Duckfinder

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  31. #91

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    This morning I wore Gucci Envy - it seemed to smell better today than I remembered it!

    This evening I sampled L'artisan Ambre Extreme - actually not bad, and better than I thought I would like it based on the reviews and comments I read. Well, it's still resting on my arm... so we shall see how it develops!
    Last edited by Schachman; 9th February 2009 at 07:16 PM.

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    L'Artisan

    Dzing!


    indeed

  33. #93

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    Black Orchid - Tom Ford
    In a world where people smell bad, it is the personal responsibility of every Basenoter to improve the world one SotD at a time...

  34. #94

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    John Varvatos Vintage
    Top 5 for Winter:
    1) Musk Oud - By Kilian
    2) Straight to Heaven - By Kilian
    3) Back to Black - By Kilian
    4) Encre Noire - Lalique
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    M7 (vintage or Oud Absolu) - YSL
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  35. #95

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    Caron Pour un Homme

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    Default Re: S o T D -- Monday, February 9 '09

    Quote Originally Posted by TigerJuice View Post
    Today I am sampling a fragrance from "the" house

    Creed Original Santal

    In full disclosure, I absolutely LOVE my GIT and Tabarome Millesime.

    However, I do understand where some of the Creed bashers are coming from. This fragrance is wearing with very weak projection and very poor longevity. In addition, what is there, is really not that interesting or provocative. I believe I will pass on this one.

    One must wonder how houses like Boucheron and Hermes, for instance, do not seem to have an issue in adding sufficient parfum oil to their fragrances where Creed for some reason does!

    Ah, the beauty of sampling before purchase.

    Everyone have or continue to have a Great Monday!

    Are you sure you're testing OS? Original Santal, at least IMHO, is by FAR the longest lasting and highest projecting Creed. It is often compared to the nuclear Joop Homme, and while its not quite that intense it is just a minor notch below it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtgprox05 View Post
    Are you sure you're testing OS? Original Santal, at least IMHO, is by FAR the longest lasting and highest projecting Creed. It is often compared to the nuclear Joop Homme, and while its not quite that intense it is just a minor notch below it.
    Agreed, they can smell me at the other end of the country when I'm wearing Original Santal.
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    Le Male
    " Human beings are members of a whole,
    In creation of one essence and soul.

    If one member is afflicted with pain,
    Other members uneasy will remain.

    If you have no sympathy for human pain,
    The name of human you cannot retain."

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  39. #99

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    L'Air du Desert Marocain
    It's warm enough today that I'm getting some serious sillage from this concoction. It comes across as a little animalic in this weather. Weirdly I don't think I've often worn it when it's been over 50F. I like.

  40. #100

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    Gucci pH II

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    Mandarine Mandarin

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    Jaipur EDT
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    Default Re: S o T D -- Monday, February 9 '09

    sote:
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    "There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which can not fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance-that principle is contempt prior to investigation." HERBERT SPENCER

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    Default Re: S o T D -- Monday, February 9 '09

    Oriental Brulant by Guerlain (first time from a sample - thanks bbBD)


  45. #105

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    Polo by Ralph Lauren
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  46. #106

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    Versace Black Jeans

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    Carven Homme:




    It smells true Luxury and elegance, yet fully masculline. The freshness, warmness, sweetness are blended almost perfectly.

  48. #108

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    Bel Ami

  49. #109

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    Montale - Greyland
    Current top 10 in no particular order : Malle - Carnal Flower (pre 2008) ; Montale - Black Aoud ; Bond #9 - Silver Factory ; Tauer - L'air du désert marocain ; C&Z - No 88 ; Francis K. - APOM ; Creed - Aventus ; Amouage - Epic ; Profumum - Dulcis In Fundo ; Amouage - Opus V

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    I'm with abc1234 in Carven Homme and I'll second his right on comments!

  51. #111

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    SOTD: Sisley - Eau de Campagne
    SOTE: Dior Homme

  52. #112

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    Eau Sauvage Fraicheur Cuir

  53. #113

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    SOTD: CDG 2 Man - I really like this, and it has been going all day even while I am crawling around surveying a large warehouse for a robotics project. It does not last quite as well as Encre Noire though. I am starting to be able to tell more and more difference between these two, and I may have to spring for a bottle of 2 Man at some point.

  54. #114

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    Mitsouko...heavenly...

    I really really love this..I might have to wear it tomorrow!!!

    If God wore a fragrance ,it would be this!!!

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    Default Re: S o T D -- Monday, February 9 '09

    Dirty English by Juicy Couture

    I've liked this one from the very beginning, but I didn't spring for it until I got a nice gift card. Well, I bought the whole shooting match - EDT, AS, deo, and shower gel. This stuff just smells great to me. Not sure what it is that I like - mostly it's in the heart - I guess it's the woody blend that they advertise as the "Santal Fatale Accord" () - and a bit of the topnotes, but the drydown is perfectly fine. Nice fragrance, a bit like Dolce & Gabbana the one For Men.
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    Default Re: S o T D -- Monday, February 9 '09

    Eau d'Hermes

  57. #117

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    Cartier Santos Eau de Sport

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    Wore Tierre D'Hermes today, and just showered and put on a spray and a half of D&GPH
    Looking for Hermessence Ambre Narguile and for TFPB Moss Breches (50ml bottle), willing to pay in cashdollars. PM me!

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    SotE is vintage Montana Parfum d'Homme (Red Box)
    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).

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    Dior homme

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