C&S No. 88, vintage version by Forester, Milano.
Thread: SotD - Friday, 20 Feb 09
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6) YSL L'Homme Parfum Intense
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Hmmm... I feel Rosey today, either-
C&S No.88 or
Montale's wonderful Attar
As above, so below.
'In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.'
Martin Luther King Jr.
Sa Majeste La Rose and Green Irish for sale- P.M. me
Etro Anice from a sample that I goin the Etro Boutique on Madison Avenue and 65th Street,
Michael Kors for men.
In a world where people smell bad, it is the personal responsibility of every Basenoter to improve the world one SotD at a time...
L'Heure Bleue EDT
The Candy Perfume Boy:One boy's obsession with perfume and all things smelly.
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Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
Looking for a sample of Gucci Envy Me.
Chene by Serge Lutens
Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter. (Keats)
Finishing the week with a new, to me, Guerlain:
Heritage was created in 1992 by Jean-Paul Guerlain. It was his concept to try and take the best of all of the Guerlain masculine scents and combine them into a scent that would represent the heritage of masculine fragrance making at Guerlain. I am a big fan of all of those scents and I was curious to see whether Heritage would be successful at achieving this lofty goal. The opening is classic as it uses lavender and bergamot cut with a little bit of citrus to make a powerful start. Funnily on me for a scent that is supposed to remind me of Guerlain masculine scents the beginning of this is more reminiscent of Shalimar. That impression is banished very quickly as pepper and coriander become the prominent players. This combination is spicy and does recall a masculine Guerlain, Habit Rouge. This comparison continues into the base as patchouli is the note that carries this scent to the classic "Guerlinade" of tonka and vanilla. I'm not sure that this is the synthesis of all of the Guerlain masculine scents that Jean-Paul Guerlain was going for but it is heavily laden with many of the accords and notes Guerlain is famous for and it displays its heritage, pun intended, proudly.
Have a Fun-Filled Friday everyone.
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Mark Birley for Men.
Serge Lutens Muscs Koublai Khan
It's beginning to grow on me a little now but will never be a favourite and I won't be re-buying when my miniature is finished.
Pancaldi by Honorah
Don't panic. Just stay calm, and reload....
Le Labo - Rose 31...pure sexiness!
Café-Café Men by Cofinluxe as SotD. Love your avatar ajmc and your 'supporter' tag is very appropriate ..
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Things are things because of Mind--Zen Buddhist saying
For me today, scent twins with BrothaG :wave: and sharing the house with a bunch of other wonderful-smelling BNers in Serge Lutens Chergui, just because it seems like a good fit for today.
Chergui notes: Honey, musk, incense, tobacco leaf, hay, sugar, amber, iris, rose and sandalwood.
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
Cardamom, coriander, patchouli
Ava Luxe Cafe Noir
Everyone is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. Daniel Moynihan
Bond no. 9
Have a great Friday and a safe weekend everyone!
L'Artisan Parfumeur L'Eau de L'Artisan by the brilliant (and nice to look at) Olivia Giacobetti. She was only 27 when she made this in 1993.
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Varvatos Artisan...big compliment from my secretary...she said my wife had good taste in picking this one out for me...
Bulgari Black. I'm wearing this as much as possible before the weather starts to heat up.