Code of Conduct
Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 30 of 32
  1. #1

    Default Which perfume are you?

    I though I might borrow this idea from NST .
    Which perfume characterizes your personality and define who you are?

    For me, I guess it would be Iris Pallida, or in general, iris fragrances. First, let me start by describing my personality. I'm a very hard person to get to know. I'm very shy, quiet and awkward most of the time around people I haven't met or haven't gotten a chance to know well. But, I am completely different around my closest of friends and family; spontaneous, loud, goofy and fun (well, that's what I think ). People who first meet me think I'm stuckup and boring; but that's just my personality. I don't open up to people I've just met, except in very rare occasions in which I feel a spark between us. I picked Iris Pallida because when you first smell it, you smell the dryness, the transparency and some might even call it boring. But once you wear it, you begin to envelope in its buttery, dry richness that evokes a magical feel around you. It slowly unfolds and once you get to know the scent, it's completely addictive!

  2. #2

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Angel men would be mine. It is loud and in your face. You may be offended by the burt smell, or me because I tent to be forward and honest, maybe a bit too blunt sometimes. I soften up when you get to know me and I am on the sweeter side with a bit of dark underlying tones.

  3. #3

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Jean Pascal PH - I've been writing programs for about twelve years in Pascal language.

  4. #4

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    The one that immediately springs to mind is Swiss Army.

    There are the obvious superficial reasons - it's an outdoorsy brand and I am an outdoorsy person; I like green scents; et cetera - but also, it's rather utilitarian and versatile. It's neither very loud nor very quiet. It's not flamboyant and often flies under the radar. It's far from an icon of perfumery, but it doesn't embarrass itself either. It's approachable but does not pander, and is, of course, dashingly attractive.
    Last edited by LiveJazz; 24th November 2009 at 03:33 PM.
    "It's not what you look like when you're doing what you're doing; it's what you're doing when you're doing what you look like you're doing."

  5. #5

    tigrushka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Blog Entries

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Etro Palais Jamais

    A couple of years ago there was a "Match the basenoter with a scent" thread and when I read Magnifiscent's post in which he matched me with PJ, I said "BINGO!"
    "Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."
    Currently wearing: Magot by Etro

  6. #6
    N_Tesla's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Center of the Universe; California.
    Blog Entries

    Smile Re: Which perfume are you?

    That would be Mitsouko, suave, sophisticated and mysterious.

  7. #7

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    I can't label myself to a perfume/fragrance.

    Maybe DKNY Men... cold, grey and nondescript?

  8. #8

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Armani Eau PH (1984)- conservative, restrained, a bit too formal and too serious, yet also very fond of luxury

    Closely followed by either Chanel Antaeus or Blenheim Bouquet or Knize Ten- three different ways to express the same passion for the finer things in life

  9. #9

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Someone needs to say Fat Electrician.

  10. #10

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    I would be Chanel No. 5: unconventional, fashion-conscious yet unique. Realising that underneath it all, art and fashion are artifice. (Using aldehydes was a bow to the artifice of fashion.)
    "That lover which is like fragrance
    Whose voice is as beautiful as Urdu.

    She who hides in the flowers
    you can only find her from her fragrance."

    "Chaiyya Chaiyya," from the film, "Dil Se."
    <div class="bnsotd"><b>Currently wearing:</b> <a href="ID26125293.html"><img src=""> Hypnôse by Lancôme</a></div>

  11. #11

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Encens & Bubblegum - I'm random, chewy, sweet, and bitter.

  12. #12

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    The Dreamer - Random, Confabulated, Eccentric, Irrational, Not of this world

  13. #13

    Join Date
    Jun 2008

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Hmmm I'd say polo sport? Since I do enjoy doing sports a whole lot - I play a lot of soccer, 4 times a week usually. Polo sport seems to smell and represent the word sport(y) really well, IMO, fresh and invigorating.
    Currently wearing: Chergui by Serge Lutens

  14. #14

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Iris Silver Mist, because I moonlight as a horticulturalist.

  15. #15
    Basenotes Plus

    Niles's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Blog Entries

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Rive Gauche pour homme- straightforward and manly but versatile, deep and sophisticated.

  16. #16
    Basenotes Institution
    Mimi Gardenia's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Exactly Where I Should Be

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Mitsouko is me ...even though I tried not to admit this for several years now.
    I leave the rest to you guys to figure out why and how !
    Petty small minded people have no place in my life.
    Currently wearing: Angel by Thierry Mugler

  17. #17

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    I love these!!

    Well, I'dI like to imagine I am like Houbigant Apercu: abstruse/ even offensive to some, a throwback yet cutting-edge, well-formed, honorific of tradition, individualistic, unapologetic, refined, and not without flourish. Maybe a little .
    Last edited by Hillaire; 25th November 2009 at 12:55 AM.

  18. #18

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Azzaro Pour Homme. I'm mysterious, yet up front. I'm gentle, yet rough around the edges. I'm Brooding, yet happy. I'm mature, yet playful

  19. #19

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Vetiver and Habit Rouge - in terms I consider myself a fogey.

    Now, I can't find one in terms of other personality traces: frank, to your face, sometimes honest to the point of being tactless, sarcastic and ironic. With a high resistance to physical pain, an amateur wrestler, boxer and fencer. I guess this would be Kouros.

  20. #20
    Join Date
    Apr 2006

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Is there a schizophrenic fragrance?

  21. #21

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Quote Originally Posted by desgrieux View Post
    is there a schizophrenic fragrance?

  22. #22
    Halo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Ciudad de Buenos Aires

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    CDG Sequoia

    I am tough, imaginative, crazy, ambiguous, sharp, tender, misterious, friendly, outdoorsy, bold and creative
    SOLOMON saith: There is no new thing upon the earth. So that as Plato had an imagination, That all knowledge was but remembrance; so Solomon giveth his sentence, That all novelty is but oblivion.

  23. #23
    hednic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Reside in McLean, Va., Manhattan NYC, Manuel Antonio Costa Rica & Búzios Brasil

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Genghis Khan

    Because I am fearless, assertive, and mercurial.

  24. #24
    Emlynevermore's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    upstate New York

    Cool Re: Which perfume are you?

    AdP Colonia

    Intense, bright, rosy-fresh opening that vanishes into the night no sooner that it came.

  25. #25
    Basteri's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    I am part of your imagination

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    I would have to mix L Anarchist, Encre Noir, Lonestar Memories, Knize Ten and Green Irish Tweed.
    The only easy day was yesterday

  26. #26

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    when I was a teen I was optimistic as Ricci Club ...,
    in my 20's my ego went up with Egoiste..
    now when I matured up, within myself & my inner circle I am more L'Air du Temp .. pure yet complex ,,,, & in front of strangers I am as calm as Hiris.
    Last edited by tariq; 26th November 2009 at 01:57 AM.

  27. #27

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Giorgio Beverly Hills Giorgio For Men, as it's a perfect combination of the late summer nostalgia and the anticipation of those early April showers - my favourite things, that is.
    Last edited by PawelL; 20th February 2010 at 10:28 PM.

  28. #28

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Clive Christian X
    Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.

  29. #29

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Sex Panther by Romane - Because I am a certified
    Currently wearing: Vetiver by Guerlain

  30. #30

    narcus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Königl. Preussen

    Default Re: Which perfume are you?

    Believe it or not, at the end of the day I quite like Kouros.
    When I am all by myself I love Live Jazz - almost a philosophy to live by.
    And if I had to live with 1 perfume on a desert island: Eau Noire, c'est moi ! All we need is a big tree to give us shadow and a moderate climate. Sun and Eau Noire don't match, I would say.
    Last edited by narcus; 18th February 2010 at 07:21 PM.
    'Il mondo dei profumi è un universo senza limiti: una fraganza puo rievocare sensazioni, luoghi, persone o ancora condurre in uno spazio di nuove dimensioni emozionali' L. V.

Similar Threads

  1. Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)
    By ItalianStallion in forum Fragrance DIY
    Replies: 217
    Last Post: 14th July 2019, 08:28 PM
  2. The Perfume House, Portland, Oregon
    By adamgottschalk in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 23rd January 2014, 06:37 AM
  3. Best of Basenotes
    By Grant in forum Announcements Archive
    Replies: 66
    Last Post: 10th January 2012, 11:04 AM
  4. I Hate CB's I Hate Perfume
    By DutchSmell in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 13th May 2008, 05:08 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000