all fragrances in my signature
Frederic Malle's Gernaium pour Monsieur, Carnal Flower, and anything by Czech & Speake. I get that GpM is well constructed, but the mint note in it is just way too chewing gum/mouth wash-ey. Carnal Flower - there is such thing as too much tuberose, I'm afraid. And as for the C&S frags, the infamous sh*t note overrides the otherwise brilliant compositions. A shame, really.
all fragrances in my signature
My signature scents:
Current: GREEN IRISH TWEED (since June 2010)
Past: BOIS DU PORTUGAL (Oct. 09 - May 10)
Past Past: EAU SAUVAGE (good 15 years !!!)
Past Past Past: LANVIN L'HOMME (2 years)
Past Past Past Past: EAU SAUVAGE again (3 years or so)
OMG. Y'all are gonna lose your union cards over this one. Such shocking confessions. My hair is standing on end.
Oh, and I'm not that wild about Guerlain Vetiver either.
1. Vintage Tabarome
2. Chanel No. 5
3. Bois Du Portugal
4. Hermes Bel Ami
5. Aramis Tuscany
6. Cartier Santos
8. Frapin 1270
9. Annick Goutal Sables
Well, that's a start.
Don a wig of larks and fly!
Guerlain Vetiver. Keep trying to love it but I don't.
LDDM. In many ways I love this scent. Find it masterfully executed. Have sample worn it. Can't get into it on me. I just can't paint as many visual pictures as Mario about it.
I would agree with many of the suggestions given thus far:
Terre d' Hermes - it's nice enough, but the hype doesn't resonate with me. If expectations were lower I might have bought it
Musc Kublai Khan - thought it was pretty vile
Kouros - another that I thought was plain nasty compared to many of the positive reviews I saw
I would also agree with OP original suggestions:
Grey Flannel - blind bought and wanted to like it but just found it kind of unpleasant and terribly outdated
LDDM - more so that I couldn't justify the money on it. I liked it, but didn't love it, and at those prices, can pass without hesitation
Two that I was disappoited in were Guerlain Moucheiur Monsieur and Mitsuko - not that they weren't great scents but that they were so shockingly a non-fit for me when I originally expected they might work
Lastly, just today I received a sample of Amouage Dia.....can tell the quality and it is certain luxurious, but not something I can even see reapplying yet alone buying.
Must De Cartier
So I cannot add M7 to the list no matter how popular, as I find it as ludicrous as Xeryus Rouge
And cannot add BdP nor Aramis 900 though so many of you love the former and Scentemental praises the latter to the sky-- they simply make me shrug.
On the other hand,
Eau des 4 Voleurs
All deserve higher stars from me.
The first one that comes to mind is Musc Ravageur - I just can't handle civet.
Which also rules out Habit Rouge.
I think Dior's Eau Noire is a 5-star scent, but it just drives me nuts when I try to wear it. The combination of sweet, spicy, and weird just messes with my brain.
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Bois d' Portugal
Reflection, Amouage (absolutely nightmarish)
Green Irish Tweed: I still haven't made my mind up about it...so I bought a bottle.
Objectively in this case, I interpret as meaning -- what many others think are great -- that just don't work on my skin, conjures up bad memories, etc. I'm sure there are many more if I think about it.
Still deciding what I think about Mouchoir de Monsieur...
Dior Eau Savage
and L'Istant de Guerlain ph