I stumbled upon the notes for TF Moss Breches and noticed clary sage, beeswax, which are common notes with Antaeus. I have and love Antaeus (reformulated), but haven't yet tested Moss Breches. Is there any similarity between the two? If I like Antaeus, am I likely to also like Moss Breches?
I do not like Antaeus. I love Moss Breches. I don't think they're alike.
I love Antaeus, but not Moss Breches. Neither are similar IMO.
I was thinking yesterday that the drydown of Equipage was fairly close to Z-14, which is something I never thought of before. I think there are a number of factors that lead one to such conclusions. However, can there ever be "truth" here? That is, it did smell like that to you at that time, but it may not on another occasion.
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/
You have to try vintage Antaeus
Off-Site Decants =) (updated 04/24/2017)
Thanks everyone. The stores with TF private blend are a bit out of my way, and was wondering if it was worth the trip just to check it out.
Well...I am obsessed with Antaeus...soo hopefully I can crave Moss Breches just as much!!!
I've heard good reviews about it!!
- Balava -
- I Want To Appreciate You With My Eyes Closed-
Chanel Antaeus Equipped With A Double Whipping Of A Black Leather Jacket
Last time (August, 2009) i sampled MB, it reminded me so much of Z-14! I remember that was why i passed it up at that time. Now i wish i didnt1
ointments and perfume delight the heart....
No similarity in my mind.
I wouldn't call them similar, but I wouldn't say they are foreigners either.
They both have the "80s Powerhouse" type of construction (whatever that means to you), but Antaeus as I recall becomes a bit powdery, while MB doesn't. It's the biggest distinction I can think of between the two, and the reason I kept the latter and jettisoned the former.
I think this is a good example of how just reading notes/accords in a pyramid really doesn't tell the story of what a frag smells like. those notes may vary greatly in concentration or even be part of a marketing gimmick because "tonka" sells well or whatever. I've done this same process, researching frags with similar notes and smelled ones that "should" have worked in theory but IRL were not at all what i was expecting.
Tom Ford Splits:Noir de Noir, Neroli Portofino, Lavender Palm, Plum Japonais, Champacca Absolute, Tobacco Vanille ONE LEFT: Italian Cypress, Patchouli Absolu, Amber Absolute, Tuscan Leather, Oud Wood
Most of the time I am very proud of the Basenotes community. Time after time I have witnessed the thoughtfulness, empathy & genuine friendship that members of this community extend to others - oldtimers & newcomers alike. There are other times, however, when egos get the upper hand and civility goes out the window. My philosophy is that I won't say anything here that I would not say if you were standing in front of me. Welcome to Basenotes, each and every one of us. ~ TwoRoads
Here's one similarity they have: they are both chypres.