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    Default S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Guerlain
    Chamade
    (1969)
    Jean-Paul Guerlain

    Top Notes: Hyacinth, Aldehydes, Bergamot
    Middle Notes: Galbanum, Rose, Jasmine, Lilac, Clove, Lily of the Valley
    Base Notes: Vanilla, Amber, Benzoin, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Peru Balsam, Tolu Balsam

    A classic scent from Guerlain with a rich floral palette balanced by green galbanum, spices, and oriental base notes. Looking at the pyramid, one imagines something very rich, perhaps even heavy, but this is blended with a very light hand. The overall impression is ultimately fresh, airy, slightly spicy, and green with a lingering hint of the florals. Good longevity and decent sillage characterize this fragrance. I think most men wouldn't find this impossible to wear — in the EdT form, at least (on which this review is based).
    Last edited by JaimeB; 23rd July 2009 at 04:40 AM.
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    Green Valley
    Creed

    Notes: wild mint, violet leaves and blackcurrant over a base of oak moss, sandalwood, patchouli and musk

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    Gucci - Envy

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    Scarb by Humiecki&Graef

    One of the best aquatics over the planet.
    Actually I`ve read the leaflet and site - too pompous to be true.
    Anyway, they captured the same accord as in Secretions Magnifique ELDO, but it was interwoven into great saline-incense scent. Laudamiel, BRAVO!
    I believe that could become The Last Aquatic Scent, as it`s much better & complicated than the rest.

    Tears are the last thing to recall when it deals with aquatic. So the legend and idea is excellent example of stereotype-rupture marketing too.
    Vetiver The Great!!!

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    David Beckham Pure Instinct : Beckham

    and, YES, I am LOVING it.
    Last edited by distortech; 23rd July 2009 at 05:23 AM.
    I love Jasmine.

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    King Solomon edt/Ein Gedi Perfumers/Israel
    Snarky is as snarky does.

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    Davidoff Adventure
    ***For sale:

    Iris Pallida 50ml

    Ungaro I 75ml

    and more!
    - http://www.basenotes.net/threads/301...n-Man-and-more

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    Paco Rabanne PH

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Eau de Cologne Impériale (1853)
    by Guerlain

    Top Notes: Bergamot, Neroli, Verbena, Lemon, Orange .
    Middle Notes: Lavender .
    Base Notes: Cedarwood, Tonka Bean


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    Guerlain - Jicky Parfum Extrait
    decant sales:
    Crystal Flacon

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    MPG - Ambre Precieux.


    PVC and Leather. A Chain and a feather




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    Terre d'Hermes

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    Bijan

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    Gendarme
    SKY

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    Creed Erolfa

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Creed - Virgin Island Water
    Last edited by MFJ; 23rd July 2009 at 09:13 AM.

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    Terre d'Hermès

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Morning: Chrome by Azzaro (1996, Gerard Haury)
    Afternoon (having a headache and needing something warm): Jaïpur Homme by Boucheron (1997, Annick Menardo)
    Evening (working late so have something fresh): Unforgivable by Sean John (2005, David Apel / Aurélien Guichard)
    Last edited by zliang; 23rd July 2009 at 06:34 PM.

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    Nuit de L´Homme (Yves Saint Laurent)


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    tom ford noir de noir

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    My SOTD is Parfums DelRae Eau Illuminee.

    Top Notes: Bergamot, Basil
    Middle Notes: Lavender, Wild Aromatic Herbs
    Base Notes: Vanilla, Tonka Bean, Orris

    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

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    I've finally gotten off the beach and wanted something with heft and so I find myself in a haze of roses.

    Les Parfums de Rosine Rose Kashmirie

    Marie-Helene Rogeon is the founder of Les Parfums de Rosine and their raison de etre seems to be to see how many different types of rose centered scents a House can make. With that kind of a mission that probably means there is a rose in there for every nose. I am a big fan of Les Parfums de Rosine Rose D'Homme. I also love the mix of rose and saffron I get from both Diptyque's Opone and Czech & Speake's Dark Rose. The 2007 creation, by longtime nose for Les Parfums de Rosine Francois Robert, Rose Kashmirie promised me rose and saffron in an oriental and I was looking forward to it. One of the things I like about Rose D'Homme is the arid dusty rose in that scent, Rose Kashmirie couldn't be more different as this starts with a full-throated roar of rose as lush and full-figured as rose gets on me. The rose is quickly joined by a touch of bergamot and then the saffron shows up and this is what Rose Kashmirie is all about as the smooth saffron takes the top to an enchanting olfactory space. As this develops the rose becomes deeper and slightly sweeter and then a hint of resin adds a slight bit of incense-like sweeteness to the scent. The base takes a turn towards vanilla and a light woody musk. The vanilla is the dominant note and that seems appropriate because the theme of Rose Kashmirie seems to be sweet rose and the vanilla allows that sweetness to develop all the way to the end. For all that this is an intense rose it does not carry a lot of sillage and is mostly close-wearing on me and I like an intense scent that only feels the need to fill up my nose and not the room. The longevity is excellent as have been all of Les Parfums de Rosine that I have tried to date. Once again I have taken a walk in Mme. Rogeon's garden of perfume roses and found a new one to add to my lapel.

    Have a Tripendicular Thursday everyone.
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    Prada Infusion d'Homme.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Terre d'Hermes today.
    Our job is to live joyfully in this world of sorrows--Joseph Campbell

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    Guerlain Heritage

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    Moschino - Friends

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Ormonde Man
    I love cologne.

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    Prada Amber-Morning
    Tom Ford Neroli Portofino-Afternoon/Evening.
    *Have to stop at Neimans on my way to the airport so I am going to snag a couple of sprays for my fligh

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    10 Corso Como
    by 10 Corso Como (Carla Sozzani)

    Sandalwood, Frankincense, Musk, Rose, Geranium, Vetiver, Malay Oud-Wood


    Thanks, lsp_NY!
    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

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    Miller Harris Eau de Vert.

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    LE TROISIEME HOMME


    Another masterpiece from the venerable house of CARON
    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
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    Completely by serendipity, I am scent twins with JaimeB!

    Today for me, Guerlain Chamade, from a sweet little bee bottle.

    Chamade notes: Turkish rose, ylang-ylang, jasmine, lilac, blackcurrant buds, lily of the valley, galbanum, sandalwood, vetiver, musk, amber, iris, and tonka bean.
    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...

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    Exceptional Because You Are for Men (2008)
    by Exceptional

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    MPG day: Santal Noble old (right arm), Santal Noble new (left arm), Ambre Precieux (right hand), Iris Bleu Gris (left hand).
    For swap/sale: NIB: Pure Malt, Floris Vetiver, Vintage Tiffany, Charriol Royal Leather, Dior Homme; Dior Homme Intense, Chanel PMC, M7 gel, Roma (women's), LIDGE, Spicebomb, Trussardi Uomo, Obsession, others...
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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Lorenzo Villoresi Sandalo layered with Lorenzo Villoresi Uomo. I find both to be great scents individually, but too weak. Maybe this will help. I really like the scent of the result of the layering so far.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    CLEAN Ultimate EDP

    Really enjoying this new purchase. Very Gendarme like, but with a little more floral feeling swirling around.
    Great longevity and moderate sillage. I smell like I just took a shower and broke a small sweat (musk).
    I tried all the other frags from the Clean line and this was the only one that I enjoyed.

    Don't worry about me going too clean though....I have my eye on MKK as soon as it gets to the export line.

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    JHL....Aramis
    Don't panic. Just stay calm, and reload....

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    LALIQUE
    ENCRE NOIRE


    Live simply, Love fully.
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    Czech & Speake No. 88 (vintage Italian formulation)

    Last edited by scentemental; 23rd July 2009 at 01:13 PM.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    The Guerlain sales representative that I talk to suggested this :

    L'Heure Bleue layered over Mitsouko

    I smelled the EDT's (in the store) combined together and the L'Heure Bleue really overpowered Mitsouko. Then I got home and tried my EDP's together and this time Mitsouko was so much stronger.

    I'm wearing them both today! It's nice.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Montale Red Vetyver

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    The Different Company - Rose Poivree

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    Colonia Intensa

    Acqua di Parma
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    Obsessions of the Moment- Kristiansand EDC, Green Irish Tweed, Zizan

    Granted, we've known each other for some time. It don't take a whole day to recognize sunshine. ~ Common Sense

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Polo Modern Reserve
    Current Top 5

    1. Creed Aventus
    2. A*Men Pure Malt
    3. L'instant Extreme
    4. Nasomatto Duro
    5. CDG - Kyoto

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Vintage Guerlain Vetiver EDC

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    Bond No. 9 H.O.T. Always

    Courtesy of a generous BN member. Thanks!

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Balmain Ivoire

    a new humid-weather cheapie

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Aramis 900 (1973)
    by Aramis

    Top Notes: Lemon, Bergamot, Rosewood.
    Middle Notes: Carnation, Orris, Geranium.
    Base Notes: Moss, Patchouli, Vetiver.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Green Irish Tweed

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Bois du Portugal

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    IL PROFVMO - Chocolat Amere

    I'm a colognosaurus. Rawr!

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    Noir de Réminiscence by Réminiscence

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Light Blue pour Homme by Dolce & Gabbana
    “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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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Vetiver 46 by Le Labo
    Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter. (Keats)


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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Gucci by Gucci for Men. Very smooth and classy for work.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Red Aoud by Montale Paris
    Don't Smell the Flowers,
    They're an Evil Drug to Make You Lose Your Mind --- Dio

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