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    Default S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Guerlain
    Cologne du Parfumeur
    (2010)
    Thierry Wasser
    Green Citrus
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    Notes: Calabrian Orange Blossom, Lemon, Bergamot, Lavender, Mint, Rosemary
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    The notes in themselves suggest nothing out-of-the-ordinary in this scent, but the fragrance is not quite like any other eau-de-cologne-style scent I've ever smelled before. As a sales gimmick, Guerlain has been offering a special drink at the Paris opening for this which contains the notes listed above (the lavender in the drink is a lavender syrup). In the days when perfumer's alcohol was not denatured, but potable, people did drink the cologne to right real or imagined maladies. Strangely, this does smell almost drinkable — not recommended given today's denatured perfume alcohol. The smell is very Guerlain, even without the guerlinade signature base notes: really elegant, unobtrusive, yet anything but below-the-radar. Very refreshing and citrusy, with a distinctly green and herbal drydown, a slightly resinous one, which is perhaps due to the rosemary. Generous quantities at fairly reasonable (for Guerlain) prices. I got the 8.5 oz. (250ml.) size. A good thing, because it will require reapplication if you want it to last. Recommended.
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    Beautiful Sunday


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    Antaeus

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    Maison Franci Kurkdjian APOM Pour Homme

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    Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Bergamotto di Calabria

    Snarky is as snarky does.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Like Chocolateguy put it; it's a beautiful sunday, so;


    Fahrenheit Absolute
    Eau de Toilette Intense


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    YSL Pour Homme

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Yves Saint Laurent pour Homme
    ointments and perfume delight the heart....

    #BBOG!

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme.

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    Annick Goutal Folavril
    "Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."

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    Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui (vintage formulation)

    Lots of smoky O-A-K-M-O-S-S with soapy herbs and a fine doze of precious spice oils.

    Five beautiful stars
    Last edited by PigeonMurderer; 2nd May 2010 at 07:36 AM.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Hermès Eau des Merveilles, for this lazy sunday with my girlfriend.

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    Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Lacoste Land

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    L'Artisan Parfumeur - Tea for Two
    dr.creed's decant sales:
    Crystal Flacon

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    Creed Original Vetiver
    For swap/sale: NIB: Pure Malt, Floris Vetiver, Vintage Tiffany, Duc de Vervins, Charriol Royal Leather, Dior Homme, Bentley Intense; Dior Homme Intense, Chanel PMC, M7 gel, Roma (women's), LIDGE, Spicebomb, Trussardi Uomo, Obsession, others...
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    Equipage

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    Bulgari Black
    - and Knize Two (sample) on my right wrist (that I usually reserve for something spontaneous to try)
    Last edited by Larimar; 2nd May 2010 at 10:56 AM.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010




    Been saving clams for Ineke's Field Notes From Paris (which is still on the lust list, by the way) when this came my way via Amex reward points!!

    Has the same dry crackly kind of tobacco together with cascarilla oil, pimento berries, pine needles, sage, and tonka bean. Not warm and cozy...perfect for a cool spring morning.
    "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, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    My SOTD is Kenzo Air Intense.

    Top notes: Bergamot, Anise, Cumin
    Middle notes: Angelica, Haitian Vetiver
    Base notes: Pure Vetiver Extract, Light Woods, Amber

    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, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Davidoff Cool Water


    PVC and Leather. A Chain and a feather




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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Chanel Platinum Egoiste

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Acqua di Selva


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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    New York

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Penhalligons Quercus

    Crisp citrus ,
    Lemon , basil and galbanum , floral
    Sandalwood and treemoss .
    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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    Going fresh today and scent twins with bossanova_boy.

    Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Bergamotto di Calabria.

    Have Sunny Sunday everyone.
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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Creed Bois du Portugal
    Looking for: Creed caps

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    GUERLAIN VETIVER By Guerlain

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Love By Kilian

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    CREED
    Epicea
    Last edited by b3t0_1972; 2nd May 2010 at 01:21 PM.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Starting the day with a light spray of Dior Homme Cologne. Nice and light.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Something totally different today CARAMELLA CHE PIZZICA - by ANTIMATERIA of Italy Lovely fresh fruity citrus, ideal for Summer if it arrives in the UK

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Frapin. Passion Boisee.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    SotD: Chanel Pour Monsieur
    SotE: Frederic Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire (from a decant)
    Last edited by nenugal; 2nd May 2010 at 01:45 PM.
    I love cologne.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    SotA:

    Acqua di Parma - Colonia Assoluta
    Last edited by perfaddict; 2nd May 2010 at 01:48 PM.
    ointments and perfume delight the heart....

    #BBOG!

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    SotD: MPG Santal Noble.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Black Cashmere - Donna Karan
    Last edited by foetidus; 2nd May 2010 at 02:14 PM.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by noggs View Post
    Lacoste Land
    One of my all-time top three. Great scent!

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Dolce Vita(1995)
    by Christian Dior

    Top Notes: Rose, Magnolia, Muguet.
    Middle Notes: Apricot, Peach, Cinnamon.
    Base Notes: Sandalwood, Vanilla, Heliotrope.


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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    St barth homme mmmmmmmmm!!!!!!
    #TOP 5#: Antico Caruso, Penhaligons Racquets,Creed BayRhum Vetiver,Domenico Caraceni,Castle Forbes 1445

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Rive Gauche pour Homme

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    a dark green-orange layer

    Quorum + Azzaro pH

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Concentre D'Orange Verte

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Grey Flannel
    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, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Dioressence Vintage Parfum
    Notes: aldehydes, greens, jasmine, geranium, cinnamon, carnation, orris, ylang ylang and tuberose.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by Inselaffe View Post
    Dolce Vita
    Wee ... bring on the champagne, a dude in DV! Hallelujah!



    SotE;

    Shalimar de Guerlain
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    Vetiver....Vintage Guerlain
    Don't panic. Just stay calm, and reload....

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Vicolo Fiori

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Dior Homme

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Opium Pour Homme EdP

    Yves Saint Laurent
    Everyone is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. Daniel Moynihan

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Vintage Habit Rouge edc

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Creed Millesime Imperial.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    SotE - Maison Francis Kurkdjian Cologne pour le Soir.

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    No. 5 edt, by Chanel.
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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Chanel No. 5 extrait

    A newly owned just opened vintage bottle
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    Last edited by jdemetre; 2nd May 2010 at 04:09 PM.

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Knize Ten vintage cologne.
    Very different from the modern version, by the way.
    Vetiver The Great!!!

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    Polo Explorer

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    Default Re: S o t D, Sunday, 2 May 2010

    American Eagle True. vetiver, cucumber and a lil bit of citrus? smells great

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