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    Default S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Chanel
    Antaeus
    (1981)
    Jacques Polge
    Woody Chypre
    ------------------
    Top Notes: Lemon, Lime, Coriander, Clary Sage, Myrtle, Bergamot, Cedar Oil, Fruity Notes
    Middle Notes: Thyme, Basil, Rose, Jasmine, Orris Root
    Base Notes: Labdanum, Beeswax Absolute, Oakmoss, Castoreum, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Amber, Leather, Musk
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    Antaeus is a masterpiece of its genre. The combination of myrtle and clary sage in the top note is an incredibly powerful reinforcement of the woody notes of cedar and sandalwood, and the perfect complement for the chypre accord of bergamot, oakmoss and patchouli. in fact the patchouli function in the chypre accord is helped by labdanum in the base, as well as being strengthened by the animalic notes of beeswax and castoreum. This scent has a wonderful sillage and longevity. It is attributed legendary powers of seduction. That's as may be, but for whatever reason, it undeniably turns heads. Some people put this down as a power scent from the 80s, and they may have reason to categorize it that way, but it is paradigmatic of its type, and far above even the best of its imitators.
    Last edited by JaimeB; 27th April 2010 at 05:10 AM.
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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Villoresi UOMO

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    Chanel pour Monsieur

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    Snarky is as snarky does.

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    Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme

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    TL pour lui
    by Ted Lapidus
    Current Top 5

    1. Creed Aventus
    2. A*Men Pure Malt
    3. L'instant Extreme
    4. Nasomatto Duro
    5. CDG - Kyoto

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    A woody manly scent from Caron


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    Serge Lutens - Bois de Violette
    decant sales:
    Crystal Flacon

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Joining JaimeB in vintage Antaeus

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    Van Cleef & Arpels - Van Cleef & Arpels pour homme

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    Michael Kors - Michael for Men
    Currently wearing: Shalimar by Guerlain

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Hermes Equipage
    ointments and perfume delight the heart....

    #BBOG!

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    Dior Homme Intense, by Christian Dior.
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    Many thanks.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    It felt like Knize Ten and man, what a choice on this sunny, crisp morning!

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    millesime imperial by creed

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Carven Homme by Carven
    Currently wearing: L'Origan by Coty

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by tott View Post
    Joining JaimeB in vintage Antaeus
    I'm wearing Anteaus too today
    I love cologne.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    EMANUEL UNGARO
    ungaro
    POUR L'HOMME
    III

    Top Notes: Orange, Mahogany, Coriander, Lavender, Vodka, Sage, Lemon.
    Middle Notes: Jasmine, Lily-of-the-valley, Rose, Geranium.
    Base Notes: Sandalwood, Patchouli, Musk, Oakmoss, Vetiver, Cedar.





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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Woohoo!!!
    Arsene Lupin Guerlain - on my left hand, and La Cologne du Parfumeur Guerlain - on my right hand!!!
    Both are wonderful, but I gonna buy this Arsene Lupin this Autumn definitely!
    (you could read my short review in Launches 2010 thread)
    Vetiver The Great!!!

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    ysl jazz
    Currently wearing: Héritage by Guerlain

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    eau de Cartier concentrée

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Chevignon (1992)
    by Chevignon

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    Kyara EDP
    Looking for Creed Spice & Wood / swap fragances , Creed Vingate Tabarome and more... http://www.basenotes.net/threads/374...me-Cuir-Beluga

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Bulgari Black

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Costume National - Scent Intense

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Escale a Portofino - Dior
    Wishlist is pointless.

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    Dunhill for Men 1934

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Villoresi Uomo Profumo

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    Back to Black By Kilian

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Xerjoff - Nio Arrived today along with my Mefisto and Fior d'Ulivo - amazing juice

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    Serge Lutens Chergui

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Etro Patchouly
    "Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Creed Green Irish Tweed

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Dior Eau Sauvage

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    Dior Homme
    Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter. (Keats)


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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Richard James Cologne.

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    Serge Lutens Five O'Clock Au Gingembre

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    My SOTD is Etat Libre d'Orage Fat Electrician.

    Notes include vetiver, vanilla bean, opoponax and myrrh.

    Please feel free to check out my Swap Thread - Patou pour Homme, L'Instant de Guerlain PH Extreme, Dior Homme Intense, Pure Malt, Pure Coffee and many more! Click Here For My Swap Thread

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Vetiver....L'Artisan Parfumeur
    Don't panic. Just stay calm, and reload....

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    Bit of a testing day.

    am: the greens: Chanel's Cristalle edt vs. No. 19 edp. Hmmm...
    pm: Dior's Poison edt. Odd. Not sure about this one, although it's quite lovely as it dries down.
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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    knize forest

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Creed Neroli Sauvage, with a top up of Virgin Island Water at lunch time.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Bvlgari Pour Homme

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    Chanel Antaeus
    Never worn it on such a warm day. Very pleased.

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    Apres L'Ondee

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by ubuandibeme View Post
    I like that one Joe! Etat Libre d'Orange puts out some nice smellin' frags.....
    Amen!! And I luvluvluv their irreverence. This "modern take on vetiver" sounds intriguing. And come ON - what better on an elegant frag than a butt-crack!!

    After yester's reviews I was torn between Eau de Merveilles and any kind of tuberose - and the latter won out.

    Ava Luxe
    Tuberose Diabolique

    (MORE than Criminal - Diabolicall!)

    This is still available in the perfume oil and if you're a t-rose fan you oughta try it. Two varieties of tuberose, light carnation and bitter orange over a kick-ass amber. For me it has the dizzying headspace of a big bunch of the flowers in a warm room. NOT for the faint of heart.
    "The world is ruled by letting things take their course. It cannot be ruled by interfering." Lao Tze

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    When I tried to post the name of my SotD, an error message popped up: reply too short.

    M7

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Creed Erolfa.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    L'Artisan Parfumeur Mûre et Musc.
    I don't know much about medicine, but I know what I like. -- S.J. Perelman

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    Pierre Montale' s

    AOUD SAFFRAN

    ( from samples )

    Last edited by ROBERTO; 27th April 2010 at 01:27 PM.
    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
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    Currently wearing: Jicky by Guerlain

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Eau de Guerlain, for the old-fashioned mood, but never out of place.


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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Chanel Pour Monsieur

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    SotD: Caron Pour un Homme. This is usually a bedtime frag for me so my mind is kinda confused.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    1 Million

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    Mitsouko Guerlain
    Last edited by Aromabar; 27th April 2010 at 02:35 PM.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Mark Birley for Men

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    212 Men by Carolina Herrera
    “As if everyone, all over the world, had his daily visually artistic task; the task of being an image for others.” Peter Handke
    Currently wearing: Kenzoair by Kenzo

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    Default Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    Pour Lui by Oscar di La Renta (1981)

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