Planning to wear SIP Musc Botanique
Planning to wear SIP Musc Botanique
Ungaro pour L'Homme II
top notes: Orange, Coriander, Lavender, Basil, Neroli, Bergamot, Lemon.
middle notes: Carnation, Ginger, Pepper, Orris Root, Jasmine, Rose, Geranium.
base notes: Leather, Amber, Sandalwood, Tonka Bean, Patchouli, Musk, Benzoin, Civet, Vanilla, Cedar.
Les Parfums de Rosine Twill Rose
"Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."
Guerlain Cologne du 68
Today I'm wearing Adidas VL, rounded off with one or two sprizzes of M7.
A highly doable combination.
Cuir de Russie by Chanel
Vetiver The Great!!!
Gucci - Envy
Feuilles De Tabac- Miller Harris
Are you not entertained??? Is this not why you are here??
Cartier - Declaration Essence
Lauder for Men
ointments and perfume delight the heart....
Kapsule Floriental (2008)
Current Top 5
1. Creed Aventus
2. A*Men Pure Malt
3. L'instant Extreme
4. Nasomatto Duro
5. CDG - Kyoto
Chanel Platinum Egoiste
PVC and Leather. A Chain and a feather
Alienor Massenet and Pierre Wargnye' s ANTIDOTE
Mint leaves, Italian Bergamot, Mandarin, Grapefruit, Guatemalan Cardamom.
French Lavender, Geranium, Nutmeg, Cinnamon bark, Freesia, Orange blossom, Violet.
Amber, Essence of Indonesian Patchouli, Cistus Labdanum, Vanilla, Iris, Sandalwood, Texan white cedar, Guaiacum wood, Tree moss, Leather, White musk, Tonka bean.
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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
Today is my third day wearing:
Have a great day all!
The Candy Perfume Boy:One boy's obsession with perfume and all things smelly.
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Allure Homme by Chanel
Last edited by blas; 13th January 2010 at 08:12 AM.
Top Note : Sap Notes, Pallida Iris, Undergrowth Notes
Middle Note : Vetiver Root, Gaïac Wood, Woody-Accord, Chocolate
Base Note : Musk, Ambered Mosses, Sandalwood, Rockrose Labdanum
A sleeper. Goes on kind of soft and then slowly unveils its charm. A bit of a gourmand scent, with a mellow chocolate note, it is mainly green, slightly floral, and woody. The list of notes reads a little like an evasive suspect being interrogated by the bad cop, not wanting to be too specific: sap notes, undergrowth notes, woody notes — who knows what these things might really be? The fact is, however, that they work. Some think this rather too pale, but its beauty is in the subtlety of composition and in the balance of the elements. To me, it's just lovely and very smooth, suave.
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.
New West by Aramis (re-release version, to my nose identical to the original).
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My SOTD is Costume National Homme EDP - This stuff is absolutely fantastic - one of the best new men's releases! Have a great day everyone!
Notes include grapefruit, cardamom, bergamot, cinnamon, thyme, cloves, patchouli, sandalwood and labdanum.
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evening: ambre 114
night: NK Incense
Tam Dao by Dyptique.
Wanted to have a Woody Wednesday
Creed Original Santal
Sandalwood is a staple note in perfumery and as such there many are fragrances around which sandalwood is used as the core. In 2005, Creed released Original Santal which was said to be a modern interpretation of a scent Creed created for the Emperor of Austria Hungary, Franz-Josef back in the 19th century.
Original Santal is a good example of what Creed released in the early part of the naughts. Many of these fragrances used high-quality ingredients but they seemed to have an almost depressing linearity to them.
The top of Original Santal begins promisingly with a nice fresh mix of citrus and spice. The citrus is a juicy mandarin accompanied by cinnamon and ginger. The heart is woody, as one would expect from a fragrance called Original Santal, but the dominant wood is not sandalwood, it’s cedar. The sandalwood is present but the cedar overwhelms it and keeps it from ever having a firm grasp of the proceedings. The mix of vanilla and amber in the base make sure the sandalwood never gets the chance.
Original Santal has good longevity and average sillage.
Perfume composition was probably more straight-forward in Emperor Franz-Josef’s day but it still seems like something made for an Emperor should be a little more bold than Original Santal is.
Have a Wonderful Wednesday everyone.
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Le Troisième Homme
by Geo F Trumper
Top notes: black currant, caraway and coriander
Middle notes: jasmine and lily-of-the-valley
Base notes: sandalwood, oakmoss and musk.
Boucheron PH EDP
Kristiansand New York
Only a sample today, but I've ordered a full bottle from Beverly Hills Perfumery.
Profumum Antico Caruso
Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree
Yves Saint Laurent - Nu EdP
Christian Dior Jules
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Puro Lino today. Clean, fresh and accessible like newly washed and sun dried white cotton sheets.
I close my eyes, only for a moment and the moment's gone
All my dreams pass before my eyes a curiosity
Dust in the wind
All we are is dust in the wind--Kansas
L'Artisan Havana Vanille
Montale Red Vetyver today
Sent from my old work Dell using Keyboard
I'm a colognosaurus. Rawr!
Pour Monsieur (Chanel)
Creed Green Irish Tweed
Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
Shalimar Vintage EDC
top notes: Citruses, Mandarin Orange, Cedar, Bergamot, Lemon.
middle notes: Iris, Patchouli, Jasmine, Vetiver, Rose.
base notes: Leather, Sandalwood, Opoponax, Musk, Civet, Vanilla, Incense.
Parfums de Nicolai - Vetyver
Oriscent, AgarAura Pure Ouds, Creed, LIDGE, Patou Pour Homme, tons of niche and rare stuff for sale!
Washington Tremlett - Clove Absolute
Nemo by Cacharel
“As if everyone, all over the world, had his daily visually artistic task; the task of being an image for others.” Peter Handke
Parfums de Nicolai - Vetyver
Tom Ford for Men EDT
al02 - biehl parfumkunstwerke
Wishlist is pointless.
Sequoia (Series 2: Red) by Comme des Garcons
Perhaps a precursor to Epic Woman by Amouage - just a bit less opulent. I love the medicinal note hovering around the edges on this one.
Montale Blue Amber
Guerlain's Habit Rouge Sport - suddenly found out how much I appreciate the Asian jasmine vibe to it. PS: It's really the homme version of Les Secrets de Sophie, forget its name!
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Dans Tes Bras (2008)
by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
Top Notes: Bergamot, Clove, Violet, Jasmine.
Middle Notes: Sandalwood, Patchouli, Incense, Cashmeran.
Base Notes: Heliotrope, White musk