Thread: ~ S o t D ~ 11th March 2009
Lanvin - Arpege
unico grande amore.
Wishlist: Tom Ford Extreme, The One by D&G, 1 Million, Dirty English
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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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Guerlain's L'instant EdP & EdT
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Wishlist: Byredo Pulp, Creed Aventus, Montale Black Aoud, Original Santal, Dior Jules, Invasion Barbare, Pure Distance M
New day, new line for me:
M Micallef Black Sea
Husband and wife Martine Micallef and Geoffrey Newman established M Micallef in 1997 and Black Sea is one of their earlier efforts. This is a spicy scent which manages to not be overpowering on me. Right from the top the spices come out to play as clove and pepper show up first. They give way to the saffron; soft, smooth, and exotic. The saffron leads the way into the heart which is predominantly gaiac. The mix at the interface, between top and heart, of saffron and gaiac is breathtakingly beautiful and I wanted it to last longer. It seems like these two notes are olfactory soul mates to my nose. The gaiac is joined by an incense note as the saffron fades away. This part of the development suffers because of what came before, it is fine and it isn't jarringly out of place, I just wanted this to be something more. The base is vanilla with the gaiac and incense also sticking around in the background. I like Black Sea but there is a moment there where I thought this was going to be incredible.
Have a Wicked Wednesday everyone.
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Castile by Penhaligon's
Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter. (Keats)
Lightning post and off to monstrously "big" meeting at work today.
I'm in Parfum d'Empire Osmanthus Interdite. Happiness scent!
Osmanthus Interdite notes: Green tea, citrus, osmanthus, rose, jasmine, musk and leather.
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
Versace Man (2003)
Trying out one of my newest blind buys, so far so good! I really like how the tobacco is handled, even if it is synthetic, it doesn't smell cheap!
Battling a sudden weather change from sunny and warm to cold and rainy. To top it off, I feel loopy from the impending full moon today. I feel a mess.
Last edited by Jock_With_Scents; 11th March 2009 at 12:49 PM.
Rive Gauche pour Homme - showel gel and EdT
For swap/sale: Fougère Royale, AdP Colonia Club, Tauer Lonesome Rider, MDCI Cuir Garamante, vintage Tiffany for Men, Floris Mahon Leather, Creed Spice & Wood, Roja Dove Amber Aoud Crystal, 1 Million Intense, Montale Cuir D'Arabie, Bentley Intense, Prada Amber PH Intense, Prada Amber PH metal travel spray, Loewe PH, M7 gel, Roma (women's), Obsession, others.
Guess by Marciano
Cheerful and uplifting Hermès EAU D'ORANGE VERTE
"Perfume is the dream that carries me."
There is always the sky to look at
Today felt like a good day to try something bizarre
Declaration Bois Bleu
Égoïste as SotD. This could pass for Coleridge's 'Milk of Paradise' from his Kubla Kahn.
Things are things because of Mind--Zen Buddhist saying
Dyptique Phylosykos. Fresh, green and figgy.
Acqua di Gio
VICTRIX by PROFUMUM
Pink pepper, Vetiver, Laurel, Coriander, Musk
Encre Noir - Now that I can pronounce it.
Balmain Ambre Gris. Gooood stufff!
Starwalker by Mont Blanc