Michael for Men by Michael Kors
Thread: S o t D Monday 5 October
Guerlain Vetiver *vintage*
Have a good new week all you guys
SL Chypre Rouge
"Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."
Eau d'Italie Paestum Rose
Conscience is what hurts when everything else feels so good.
Gilles Romey, Jean-Claude Ellena, Bernard Bourgeois
Top Note: Bergamot, Lemon, Coriander, Artemisia, Juniper
Middle Note: Cardamom, Violet, Orris, Carnation, Cypress, Cedar
Base Note: Patchouli, Benzoin, Vanilla, Oakmoss, Canada Balsam
Woody, aromatic, spicy, herbal, fairly sweet. I find this a very appealing scent. Like most Hermès creations, this smells elegant. I can wear this to work, but not too often; it seems to attract too much attention and distract coworkers and the public. It's perfect for an evening engagement of a more personal character, dinner or a date; perhaps it would be most appropriate at an elegant soirée. One of things it does suggest to me is an evening in black tie. The juniper berries and cedar really take the lead with this. Carnation, spices and vanilla provide the underpinning and do the heavy lifting. Key words: Smooth. Elegant. Relaxed. Confident.
Last edited by JaimeB; 5th October 2009 at 05:28 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.
Back to my default monday scent.
The best pick me up scent I have tried/owned.
Have a great week ahead of you guys!
LF: CAP/LID for Creed Original vetiver and Creed Millesime Imperiale, 75ml. Please pm me.. Thanks!
Smell Bent Sunshine
Looking to swap/buy/receive for free () the following samples/decants:
Indult Tihota & Rêve en Cuir
Chant d'Aromes extrait
Vetiver pour Elle (5ml decant)
Versace The Dreamer 50ml (1.7oz) BNIB
"The Sunshine bores the daylights outta me!"
Creed Millesime Imperial.
Givenchy Gentleman Vintage
Davidoff - Zino
Guerlain - Héritage Eau de Parfum
Creed Bois Du Portugal.
Bvlgari pour Homme
My SOTD is Giorgio Beverly Hills for Men.
Top notes: Bergamot, Pimento, Orange, Fruity Note
Middle notes: Carnation, Cinnamon, Patchouli, Rose
Base notes: Vanilla, Benzoin, Honey, Moss
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
I'm using the last of my small leaky refill of Shalimar parfum today!
Monsieur Rochas edc
What a nice scent!
Current Top 5
1. Creed Aventus
2. A*Men Pure Malt
3. L'instant Extreme
4. Nasomatto Duro
5. CDG - Kyoto
Amber & Lavender Cologne - Jo Malone
ointments and perfume delight the heart....
Top Notes: Mace, Bergamot, Calamus, Cardamom.
Middle Notes: Rose, Jasmine, Cedarwood, Carnation.
Base Notes: Oakmoss, Amber, Musk, Leather.
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
mpg parfum d'habit
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"No Pain, No Gain"
Creed - Narcisse Verveine
Vetiver The Great!!!
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Bergamot, Bitter Orange, Transparent Musk.
Ivy, Lichen, Hedione.
Maté, Sandalwood, Rosewood.
"Work is the curse of the Drinking Classes"
Gucci pour homme
Guerlain, Mouchoir de Monsieur EdT
II est de forts parfums pour qui toute matière/Est poreuse. On dirait qu'ils pénètrent le verre.
Creed Original Vetiver
For swap/sale: Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire, Vint. MPG Santal Noble, vint. Tiffany for Men, Creed Spice & Wood, Roja Dove Amber Aoud, 1 Million Intense & Absolutely Gold, Montale Cuir D'Arabie, Bentley Intense, Prada Amber PH metal travel spray, Loewe PH, vint. YSL Rive Gauche pour Homme, M7 gel, Roma (women's), Spicebomb (original), Obsession, others...
Eau de Verveine by Penhaligon's
In a world where people smell bad, it is the personal responsibility of every Basenoter to improve the world one SotD at a time...
I thought I'd start the week with a scent that chaya introduced me to this summer which seems to be redolent of new beginnings.
Miller Harris Fleurs de Bois
One of our family friends growing up in S. Florida grew what she called a traditional English garden and it took her an amazing amount of work to keep this bit of England thriving in the tropical climate. One of my favorite natural scents was walking through this garden just after the late afternoon thundershowers that roll through Miami like clockwork. The combination of flowers and damp and wet were what I came to associate in an olfactory way with a garden. When I read that the inspiration for Lyn Harris' 2009 release for Miller Harris, Fleurs de Bois was her walks through Regent's Park in London after a rain I dared to hope that maybe this smell of my childhood could be captured in a bottle. Happily Ms. Harris has succeeded beyond my most optimistic hopes. While I'm not sure how many proper English gardens have citrus trees around them; the one I grew up with did and the top of Fleurs de Bois is a mix of citrus, mostly lemon, and fresh grass. The grass smell is that wonderful lush grassy smell after a hard rain which has earthy undertones but is unmistakably green. This is a beautiful start but we finally get down to the flowers in the garden in the heart; as iris, rose, and jasmine combine in equal measure. I can pick out each note individually but it is when I stop analyzing and let the bouquet just wash over me that Fleurs de Bois is at its best for me. These floral notes smell like flowers still clinging to the stems and dripping with water as the heart contains a humidity and density that is appropriate. The base contains the wood promised in the name as sandalwood supported by patchouli and vetiver finish this off. Fleurs de Bois has average longevity and slightly below average sillage on me. It is always such a pleasure when a perfumer can re-awaken a scent memory and Ms. Harris has certainly done that with Fleurs de Bois, for me. For those of you who haven't had the opportunity to breathe in a proper English garden after a rain give this a try it might inspire your spring planting.
Have a Masterful Monday everyone.
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Creed Epicéa today. Pine pine pine
These things cannot be long hidden: the Sun, the Moon, the Truth--Buddha
Guerlain Eau de Cologne du Coq.
C a r n a l
F l o w e r
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On this very cool morning, I chose Witness.
Penhaligon's Racquets Formulas
Burberry London - for the first time this year
Want to buy/trade: looking for some escentric molecules kinski, I have a bunch of decants/samples including escentric 02 and escentric 01
Guerlain Nahema (vintage PdT)
Top notes: Bergamot, Galbanum, Artemisia, Lemon
Middle notes: Jasmine, Carnation, Pine, Thyme, Cinnamon
Base notes: Leather, Olibanum, Cedarwood, Amber, Musk, Moss, Patchouli, Labdanum
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
Patchouly ~ Mazzolari
Choose to believe, choose joy.
Scelga di credere, scelga la gioia.
Green Irish Tweed (Creed)
Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter. (Keats)
Dr. Vranjes Poivre Vetiver
Oriscent, AgarAura Pure Ouds, Creed, LIDGE, Patou Pour Homme, tons of niche and rare stuff for sale!
L’Eau du Gouverneur by Comptoir Sud Pacifique
“As if everyone, all over the world, had his daily visually artistic task; the task of being an image for others.” Peter Handke