Thread: Need a Big, Bold Suggestion
I'd like to add a big, bold frag to my 'drobe. I already own things like Black Aoud, Vintage Tabarome, Aramis and Riverside Drive.
Is there anything out there that also has that heavy duty masculine vibe, but that may also be wearable as we head into Spring?
If you like Black Aoud, a recent acquisition of mine, Oud Cuir D'Arabie, might be up your alley too. Think stark, dry, oud-leather-rose, somewhat related but quite different to the heavier, sweeter patchouli-rose of Black Aoud. It is extremely dry and bold, and kind of transparent on some level, too, so I'd have no trouble wearing this in hot weather. Unlike Black Aoud, there is no trace of oriental heaviness or that certain animalic, sweaty quality that makes me avoid patchouli-laden fragrances in the warm. To my nose, it is, if anything, considerably "butcher" than Black Aoud, if femininity is marked by sweetness and softness in a fragrance.
Edit: I am a dork, and forgot to check your wardrobe before recommending this! Sorry.
Last edited by Sugandaraja; 25th February 2010 at 03:46 AM.
VC&A Pour Homme mows people down.
Antaeus,Versace L'Homme pretty potent masculine stuff.
I like your wardrobe. One of these should be in there.
Last edited by StylinLA; 25th February 2010 at 04:47 AM.
You have many of my favorites in your wardrobe already but I don't think I see Kouros or Montana. I don't know about warmer weather though...
Definitely not a dork, Galamb_Borong! Two great minds........
Last edited by funraiser18; 25th February 2010 at 04:13 AM.
Givenchy Gentleman might work
I would reach for Michael for Men (Kors).
Visit my huge swap page: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/211...-ml-Gotham-etc
Or visit my Sales page: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/211...o-make-offers!
Samples, etc. for Sale at my Crystal Flacon page: http://flacon.ambaric.net/viewtopic.php?t=282
My fragrance blog: http://bigslyfragrance.wordpress.com/
No matter how much you read - always so much more to learn. I have not tried any of these. Great suggestions - keep 'em coming!
I second the suggestions of Antaeus, Gentleman, and Michael for men.
Off-Site Decants =) (updated 05/16/12)
Perhaps Chanel pour Monsieur? It's not strong, but extremely classy and the father of all out modern male chypres.