Francesco Smalto this morning
Thread: SOTD: Saturday, April 9th, 2011
Starting off with a dash of Pinaud Virgin Island Bay Rum.
Francesco Smalto this morning
Things are things because of Mind--Zen Buddhist saying
"There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which can not fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance-that principle is contempt prior to investigation." HERBERT SPENCER
Dior - Granville
EAU DE LIERRE
d i p t y q u e
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 Perfumes
Just testing out some of this
and some of the very TdH-ish
Tom Ford Moss Breches
My Top Favorites:Jean Patou Homme & Privé. Kilian-A Taste of Heaven.Caron-3rd Man.Guerlain Mouchoir de Monsieur. YSL River Gauche.Satori Parfum - Satori . Satori-Mother Road 66. Diptique-Eau de Lavande.Houbigant Fougere Royale. Creed Bois du Portugal.Nicolai New York. Chanel Pour Monsieur.Aramis Havana.Aramis Tuscany.Azzaro Pour Homme. Hermes Poivre Samarcande.Amouage Homage Attar. Amouage Memoir Man.Guerlain Shalimar.LArtisan Dzing! Musc Ravageur.
my current top five (always in transition)
Dior Eau Noire
HdP 1725 Casanova
eau de gloire parfum d'empire
Dia man Amouage
comme des garçons man 2
Ralph Lauren Polo
For swap/sale: Fougère Royale, AdP Colonia Club, Tauer Lonesome Rider, MDCI Cuir Garamante, vintage Tiffany for Men, Floris Mahon Leather, Creed Spice & Wood, Roja Dove Amber Aoud Crystal, 1 Million Intense, Montale Cuir D'Arabie, Bentley Intense, Prada Amber PH Intense, Prada Amber PH metal travel spray, Loewe PH, M7 gel, Roma (women's), Obsession, others.
SOTD: Xerjoff Regio
SOTE: Xerjoff 1861
Parfums DelRae - Mythique
with notes of mandarin, Italian bergamot, ivy, peony, jasmine concrete Sambac, Florentine orris butter, sandalwood, Indonesian patchouli, and ambrette musk.
Iris can get so insistent, but this one is light and unobtrusive, works for all seasons.
JEAN-LOUIS SCHERRER EDT
Check out my blog Pour Monsieur, a no-nonsense guide to men's fragrances:
Any fragrance that should not be worn in public, should be worn in public.
On this fantastic spring day I have chosen;
Aimez-Moi - Caron
ointments and perfume delight the heart....
Muscs Koublaï Khän.
I don't know much about medicine, but I know what I like. -- S.J. Perelman
Havana (Vintage) by Aramis
+"Do you spray below the waist?"
+"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing,
you will be successful." - Albert Schweitzer
+"All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you." - Dr. W. Dyer
"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
Amouage Dia Man
Bernard Chant's Devin (Aramis)
Le Labo Rose 31
Five that I am enjoying right now
1) Sel de Vetiver by The Different Company
2) Spiritueuse Double Vanille by Guerlain
3) Bois des Iles by Chanel
4) Devin by Aramis
5) Coromandel by Chanel
Ice*Men Thierry Mugler.