Caron - The third man
Thread: S o t D, Wednesday, 1 July 2009
Top Note: Lemon, Bergamot, Mandarin, Neroli, Coriander
Middle Notes: Vetiver, Cedar
Base Notes: Tobacco, Black Pepper, Nutmeg, Tonka Bean, Capsicum
Vetiver, tobacco, coriander, cedar. These are the main notes in this classic of Guerlain's golden age of men's fragrances. The best way to wear this is in black tie. Wing collar, cuff links and shirt studs, an impeccable pocket silk. Then the aroma can develop to its full glory, in the surroundings where it feels most at home. This really is an elegant scent, whenever and wherever you wear it.
Last edited by JaimeB; 1st July 2009 at 05:24 AM.
Yr good bud,
"Why spend life seeking that which does not satisfy? Why remain a slave, when freedom waits? Let your life shine; illumine the world with your truth!"
Fiat justitia ruat cælum.
Let justice be done, even if the sky should fall.
— Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus
Qui nihil potest sperare, desperet nihil.
Let him who can hope for nothing despair of nothing.
Male irato ferrum committitur.
It is an evil thing to arm an angry man.
Caron - The third man
Les Nuits D' Hadrien by Annick Goutal
Annick Goutal Eau de Camille
"Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."
Current Top 5
1. Creed Aventus
2. A*Men Pure Malt
3. L'instant Extreme
4. Nasomatto Duro
5. CDG - Kyoto
Kobe by Xerjoff
Head note: Bergamot, Florida's orange, spanish ciste labdano
Heart note: Neroli, Paraguay's Petitgrain, Orange flowers
Base note: Oud wood, palisanderwood (Lacanda brasillana), Siamese Benzoin, Tonka, Amber,
Styrax Absolute, Musks
Arabian sheikh in European costume-wrapping
Vetiver The Great!!!
Guerlain - Aqua Alleg(l)oria Herba Fresca
Amouage Dia - Men
ointments and perfume delight the heart....
MPG - Bois de Turquie
Iris Pallida 50ml
Ungaro I 75ml
and more! - http://www.basenotes.net/threads/301...n-Man-and-more
Citrus Paradisi (2000)
by Czech & Speake
Top Notes: Grapefruit, Rosemary.
Middle Notes: Clary Sage, Coriander.
Base Notes: Oakmoss, Civet, Ambergris.
Isabelle Doyen' s
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
Chanel - Pour Monsieur
POUR UN HOMME de CARON
"Perfume is the dream that carries me."
There is always the sky to look at
Jean Paul Gaultier
Fleur du Male
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M7 Fresh - YSL
Top notes: Grapefruit, Bergamot, Mandarin
Middle notes: Néroli, Gingembre, Aoud
Base note: Vetiver of Haiti, Musk
Acqua di Angelica
by La Via del Profumo
L'heure bleue extrait
ST Dupont Signature pour homme
Morning - Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta
Evening - JPG - Le Male
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from a sample
Creed - Selection Verte
Creed - Green Irish Tweed.
2nd time wearing it, not that big a fan though.
Encre Noir = three spritz + Ambre Gris = one spritz = Wonderful! My SOTD.
Serge Lutens (Christopher Sheldrake)
[Am - bruh Sool - tong] (1993 / 2000) (Exclusive / Export)
Undoubtedly one of the best ever, this. It smells like the sun french kissed the skin.
Chanel Pour Monsieur.
Guerlain Cologne Du 68
Allure Homme Edition Blanche
Giving Life My All And Improving Every Day
My SOTD is Tom Ford for Men.
Top notes are ginger, mandarin orange, lemon leaf oil, basil, bergamot and violet leaf
Middle notes are tunisian orange blossom, grapefruit blossom, pepper and tobacco leaf
Base notes are amber, virginian patchouli, oakmoss, vetiver and cedar
Please feel free to check out my Swap Thread - Patou pour Homme, L'Instant de Guerlain PH Extreme, Dior Homme Intense, Pure Malt, Pure Coffee and many more! Click Here For My Swap Thread
Creed Original Vetiver
by Alain Delon
Top Notes: Ginger, Mandarine, Cardamom.
Middle Notes: Rose, Cedar, Vetiver, Patchouli, Sandalwood.
Base Notes: Musk, Amber, Leather.
Dior Homme EdT
Everyone is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. Daniel Moynihan
Today, it's DSH Perfume's Jitterbug, a gift from the lovely Chaya! Always makes me smile... Sometimes wickedly.
Top notes: Bergamot, Blackberry, Lemon, Pimento Berry
Middle notes: Benzoin, Bulgarian Rose Absolute, Clove Bud, Egyptian Jasmine Absolute
Base notes: Amber, Frankincense (Olibanum), Labdanum, Musk, Patchouli
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...
Yves Saint Laurent - M7
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Just like gupts, Fleur du Mâle
Fahrenheit 32 : Christian Dior
I love Jasmine.
Comme des Garçons
Series 2: RED
Monsieur Balmain, in this unbearable heat.
II est de forts parfums pour qui toute matière/Est poreuse. On dirait qu'ils pénètrent le verre.
This morning Bond No. 9 Brooklyn from a sample.
These things cannot be long hidden: the Sun, the Moon, the Truth--Buddha
Kouros Tattoo Edition (2007)
by Yves Saint Laurent
Feuilles de Tabac
by Miller Harris
Top notes: Cuban Cascarilla oil, Pimento Berry
Middle notes: Pine Needles, Sage
Base notes: Tobacco, Tonka Bean, Malaysian Patchouli
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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
Don't panic. Just stay calm, and reload....
I have a lunch today with the President of a company we just gobbled up, so I had to look somewhat presentable, rather than ratty khakis and a polo. I also wanted to wear something leathery and austere - My recent treasure of Indult Reve en Cuir was the perfect thing!
Click the picture for more photos of the bottle and wooden box.
I'm a colognosaurus. Rawr!
BIGARADE CONCENTRÉE by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
Bois du Portugal
Back to form - 212 Men
Chrome by Azzaro (1996, Gerard Haury)
Patou Pour Homme
Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier
Iris Bleu Gris
Cool and a bit overcast here in Chi-Town........
Halston Z-14 on a nostalgic bent.