Rive Gauche pour homme.
Thread: S o t D - Friday, February 19
PVC and Leather. A Chain and a feather
Rive Gauche pour homme.
Yeslam Orient for Men
Serge Lutens’s first fragrance for Shiseido.
“The fragrance itself was, and still is, a radical surprise.
A perfume, like the timbre of a voice, can say something quite independent
of the words actually spoken. What Nombre Noir said was 'flower'. But the way it said it
was an epiphany. The flower at the core of Nombre Noir was halfway between a rose and a violet,
but without a trace of the sweetness of either, set instead against an austere, almost
saintly background of cigar-box cedar notes. At the same time, it wasn't dry, and seemed to be
glistening with a liquid freshness that made its deep colors glow like a stained-glass window
The voice of Nombre Noir was that of a child older than its years, at once fresh, husky, modulated
and faintly capricious. There was a knowing naivete about it which made me think of Colette's
writing style in her Claudine books. It brought to mind a purple ink to write love letters with,
and that wonderful French word farouche, which can mean either shy or fierce or a bit of both.”
- Luca Turin, The Secret of Scent
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
Miroir des Vanites - Thierry Mugler
Vetiver The Great!!!
Allure Homme Sport
Current Top 5
1. Creed Aventus
2. A*Men Pure Malt
3. L'instant Extreme
4. Nasomatto Duro
5. CDG - Kyoto
Armand Basi In Blue
Snarky is as snarky does.
Top Notes: Vetiver, Orange flower, Grapefruit, Sage
Heart Notes: Orris, Nutmeg, Pimento
Base Notes: Amber, Woods, Oak Moss
Aroma M Geisha Rouge
"Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."
Riding crop in hand, horse saddled I wear Habit Rouge and ride into the crisp fog clad early dawn. May your way be as pleasant.
Last edited by N_Tesla; 19th February 2010 at 04:53 AM.
Lalique Encre Noir
Top Notes: Aldehydes, Bergamot, Galbanum, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin
Middle Notes: Carnation, Coriander, Cyclamen, Honey, Jasmine, Rose, Thyme
Base Notes: Amber, Benzoin, Cedar, Guaiac Wood, Moss, Musk, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Tonka Bean
A good near-fougère which is clean and fresh without being too soapy. The top notes are quite vivid, fresh, and striking. They lead into a floral-aromatic heart, and the scent then resolves into a mossy, musky and very slightly powdery drydown. I like this one, even if it does resemble a few others, because it is extremely well done. The construction is very careful and balanced; it is complex and shows a superior development. The longevity is moderate, but it does have a decent sillage until it winds down. You can be a little more liberal in application with this if you want it to last longer. A good, solid scent with potential for classic status someday.
Last edited by JaimeB; 19th February 2010 at 05:40 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.
Montana - Parfum d'homme
Serge Lutens Mandarine Mandarin
Happy Birthday Amit.
Happy Birthday, Amit
Witness - Jaques Bogart
ointments and perfume delight the heart....
Rive Gauche pour Homme
SOTD - Rive Gauche.
SOTE - Paco PH.
Vol de Nuit vintage parfum
Smokey chicken from the grill. No cologne today, waiting for my Green Irish Tweed sample. Then maybe I can finally get a date?
by Histoires de Parfums (2009)
Top: tuberose, neroli, kumquat
Middle: tuberose, herbs/dry grasses, prune
Base: tuberose, blond tobacco, immortelle
Good MorningHave all a fabulous Friday
OFFICINA PROFUMO-FARMACEUTICA DI SANTA MARIA NOVELLA
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
Opium Ph Edt
HO HANG by Balenciaga!
Top Notes: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Lavender, Rosewood.
Middle Notes: Muguet, Rose, Jasmin, Geranium.
Base Notes: Tonka, Sandal, Amber, Cedar, Patchouli, Vanilla.