10 Corso Como
Last edited by gupts; 22nd January 2010 at 04:24 AM.
10 Corso Como
Nihil Obstat Ben
Molinard Homme IIyia sou mitsara
Les Parfums de Rosine Rose d'Amour
"Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."
Frédéric Malle Éditions de Parfums
Dans Tes Bras
Top Notes: Bergamot, Clove, Jasmine
Middle Notes: Violet, Incense
Base Notes: Cashmere Wood, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Heliotrope, White Musk
An engaging aroma from the start: gentle, but a definite presence, making a fresh and slightly spicy impression, not exactly floral, but something woody-resiny tinged with moments of floral notes. When it dries down, it smells remarkably like clean, fresh skin, redolent of warmth and health. How Roucel does it is a mystery; from the pyramid, one would expect a slightly floral woody oriental. Indeed, in a sense, it is just that; nevertheless, it is the "skin scent" par excellence. Truly amazing how the warmth of skin can be encapsulated in such a fragrance!
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.
Changing my scent to Dirty English.
Last edited by Ronin; 23rd January 2010 at 04:56 AM.
Amouage Reflection Man
Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier - Iris Bleu Gris
Opium pour Homme - YSL
ointments and perfume delight the heart....
Knize Ten was lingering on the sweater I'm wearing today, so I took this as a sign. K10 it is.
Annick Goutal Encens Flamboyant.
I don't know much about medicine, but I know what I like. -- S.J. Perelman
Parfums D' Orsay
Lavender, Neroli, Petit Grain, Bergamot
Coriander, Jasmine, Cloves, Sage,Ylang-Ylang
Amber, Oakmoss, Cedar.
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
Ulrich Lang - Anvers 2
unico grande amore.
Futur by Robert Piguet
reformulation of last year done by Aurelien Guichard
great perfume in the way LT like it - live flowers (jasmine+Ylang) and some great black fatty smoke!
(Seems to me, RP predict some ecological problems in 1967 for the future)
Vetiver The Great!!!
Creed Green Irish Tweed
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Wanted a vetiver with bite this winter morning.
Le Labo Vetiver 46
It is certainly a truism in perfumery that there are a million vetiver stories in the scented city and this is but one of them. To stand out amongst those million vetiver stories a perfumer must take some risks and push the envelope a little bit. Nathalie Lorson and Dominique Ropion have succeeded in doing this with Lalique Encre Noire and Frederic Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire respectively. Those fragrances are successful because of the choices of the notes around vetiver which expose new facets of something very familiar.
In 2006 Mark Buxton created Vetiver 46 for Le Labo and I think it is right up there with Encre Noire and Vetiver Extraordinaire. Mr. Buxton uses many of the same components you find in those fragrances but exposes a medicinal quality to vetiver which I found surprisingly compelling.
The top of Vetiver 46 starts with a smoky vetiver reminiscent of Vetiver Extraordinaire but very quickly that smoke is sliced through with a piquant black pepper so intense it stands right up to the vetiver and holds its own. This combination of smoke and pepper and vetiver is not an easy combination to like and those who aren’t crazy about unusual mixes of notes will probably not enjoy it as much as I do. The heart gets very woody as the clean woods of cedar and gaiac appear over the vetiver. A strong incense accord joins the woods and vetiver in the heart and this makes for an arid almost dusty version of vetiver as if from an apothecary jar to be brewed in a tea. The base finishes with a deep comforting amber for the vetiver and incense to settle upon.
Vetiver 46 has above average longevity and average sillage on me.
I’m not talented enough to pick out all 46 ingredients in Vetiver 46 but the ones I can experience combine to make one of the finest vetiver fragrances out there.
Have a Fantastic Friday everyone.
Baie de Genievre
Everyone is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. Daniel Moynihan
My SOTD is Prada Infusion d'Homme. Have a great Friday everyone!
Notes include Tunisian Neroli, Iris Pallida, Vetiver, Cedarwood, Incense and Benzoin.
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Apparition Homme Intense by Ungaro
I don't actually mind the original, but the flanker! Good griff, it's an amazing little beast.