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Wearing a new amber as I continue amber week.
Neil Morris Regal Amber
Amber is one of my favorite notes in fragrance. I am always amazed at the different way it feels depending on the whims of the artist composing the fragrance built around amber. It is especially fun to see the same artist take amber and interpret it in two very different ways.
Neil Morris has approached amber in a lush way exploring all of the softer aspects of the note while pairing it with smoke, incense and, most unusually plum, to create a memorable fragrance; Burnt Amber. Mr. Morris returns to amber for a second go-around in 2010’s Regal Amber. Regal Amber is a much more contained fragrance than Burnt Amber and it has one of the more focused note lists of any of Mr. Morris’ creations but the notes used combine in ways to make one believe there is much more present and makes Regal Amber something different than its older sibling.
The top of Regal Amber begins with black amber and maltol. Black amber has an intensity that takes the amber accord right up to the edge of unpleasant and by combining the caramel accord that maltol brings to a fragrance the opening stages of Regal Amber feel like a gourmand’s amber. This feeling disappears as black narcissus shows up in the heart and, as one who loves Mr. Morris’ use of narcissus, this takes Regal Amber away from gourmand territory and into something truly unique as the indolic charms of the narcissus combined with the top notes create a unique heart and one that persists and gets more interesting as the narcissus takes over and becomes the dominant partner with the amber. The base is a strong redwood cut with just a little vanilla. The vanilla serves to revive a little of the gourmand feel but the redwood really keeps the sweet aspects of the vanilla well controlled.
Regal Amber has amazing longevity and excellent sillage.
Regal Amber is another example of Mr. Morris’ ability to wring different feels from the same note. With Regal Amber he shows restraint and creates opulence.
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parfums*PARFUMS Series 6 Synthetic: Garage by Comme des Garçons
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Zino. What a great scent.
Jicky (vintage Parfum de Toilette) by Guerlain
Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui (vintage)
Vintage Guerlain, Maître Parfumeur et Gantier, and other rare off-site sales.
Frederic Malle, Guerlain, by Kilian, and Amouage splits.
New atomizer and decanting supplies for sale.
For me a work of fiction exists only insofar as it affords me what I shall bluntly call aesthetic bliss, that is a sense of being somehow, somewhere, connected with other states of being where art (curiosity, tenderness, kindness, ecstasy) is the norm. - Vladimir Nabokov
Diesel ~ Only the Brave (sample).
Miller HarrisFleurs de Sel
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"You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality." - Ayn Rand
"I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical...It is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government." - Thomas Jefferson
Ambre Sultan - Serge Lutens
...after using Clubman's bay rum after shave.
Not bad at all.
"A very sweet oriental fragrance. Opium Homme is the male counterpart to the original Opium (Ladies).
The Opium fragrances were banned in some countries because of the name. "
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Etat Libre d'Orange
Montale Musk to Musk
I have a touch of Montale Pure Gold on the back of my hand as well - great stuff! It's like a quirky Chanel Coromandel with a touch of brightness and slightly sweeter undertone.
I'm a colognosaurus. Rawr!
YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme
Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter. (Keats)
Christian Dior Diorling
I smell like a spring garden....A manly, spring garden
Sel de Vetiver by TDC
Gris Clair by Serge Lutens
Since it was Jicky this morning, I decided to stick with lavender and GC shakes it up a bit.
Another day in one of my absolute faves, Caron's Yatagan!
Riverside Drive by Bond No.9
I'm having a bad day. Stayed up all night working to meet a deadline and today's been crap so far. Yatagan is a good fit to my mood.
This morning was Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet.
This evening Chergui - Lutens
"Faites des bêtises, mais faites les avec enthousiasme !" Colette
Paco Rabanne Pour homme
Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.
Ralph Lauren Polo
All day, Bob
Floris Elite for me today.
What a day of smelling other people though! A guy on the sidewalk at lunch hour was in L'Eau d'Issey and another guy in an elevator was in some tonka heavy aquatic, I think.
Yesterday I passed a family from which R&G's Extra Vieille was to be smelled.
Maybe the season is helping us smell more people easier, I don't know. Maybe it's a delight of living in the city.
That girl, that bottle, that mattress and me.
MPG Bois de Turquie
MPG Bois de Turquie
Perfumer: Jean-Paul Millet Lage
Top Notes: bergamot, tangerine, orange blossom
Middle Notes: noble laurel, geranium, cinnamon, ginger, iris, jasmine
Base Notes: sandalwood, patchouli, myrrh, frankincense
Iris Pallida 50ml
Ungaro I 75ml
and more! - http://www.basenotes.net/threads/301...n-Man-and-more
Daim Blonde......Love this stuff...
Amouage - Jubilation XXV
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Went from Dior Homme in the morning,
to Dolce Vita in the afternoon, and ended
in Hypnotic Poison Elixir..!
Guerlain Cologne du 68
Arôme 3, d'Orsay
II est de forts parfums pour qui toute matière/Est poreuse. On dirait qu'ils pénètrent le verre.
Stetson tonight. Not bad at all for an el cheapo.
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
Eau de Cologne Imperiale (Guerlain) in the morning, but it goes away awfully quickly. In the late afternoon, Tom Ford's Tobacco Vanille after an unhappy run-in with CdG's Odeur 53, which produced quick "yuck"s from everyone.
Tom Ford Oud Wood &
Tom Ford White Patchouli
Narciso Rodriguez For Him
Spring-like day in NYC and I'm wearing a suit ... Feels like Rive Gauche to me!
S o t D: Rochas Man
S o t E: M7
Later, I'm going to have my teeth drilled from having all this sugar. . .
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Cuir Plein Fleur (Heeley)
Aromatics Elixir today - this one always garners tons of compliments from all ages and genders.
"The world is ruled by letting things take their course. It cannot be ruled by interfering." Lao Tze
Everyone is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. Daniel Moynihan
CLUBMAN By Pinaud
Dior Cologne Blanche
Obsessions of the Moment- Kristiansand EDC, Green Irish Tweed, Zizan
Granted, we've known each other for some time. It don't take a whole day to recognize sunshine. ~ Common Sense
Morning, before traing, informally clad: Dana's English Leather (tweaked with the remnants of a vintage mini).
Afternoon, after training shower, formally dressed: I sprayed my shirt with Heno de Pravia and wore Molyneaux's Quartz pour Homme
Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Malt
Serge Lutens Chene
Guerlain Tonka Impériale
Le Labo Vetiver 46
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Guerlain Vetiver for me today