Code of Conduct
Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1

    Default Help me find a new scent?

    Hello!

    Wearing fragnances is something quite new to me, and so far I've mainly done it in the winter - the wind seems to wipe away everything rather fast when cycling through the city with not much protective clothing on.
    But since it's november again and the snowy times here aren't far away anymore, I was hoping to get some recommendations for my next visit to the perfume store. There are so far three that I've really liked, namely Gucci Pour Homme I and II and Baldessarini Ambre, in that exact order. I once found Incense Avignon by Commes des Garcons quite magnificent while in London. I have been constantly trying out many others, but haven't found anything remotely likeable. I should say, I don't have a huge selection where I live, but all the major brands seem to be represented quite well.

    Many thanks for your thoughts,
    Sebastian

  2. #2
    hednic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    McLean, NYC, & B˙zios
    Posts
    78,520

    Default Re: Help me find a new scent?

    Perhaps Burberry London might be to your liking.

  3. #3

    Default Re: Help me find a new scent?

    Terre d'Hermes might also be worth testing

  4. #4
    Banned
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    South Florida
    Posts
    6,676

    Default Re: Help me find a new scent?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ken_Russell View Post
    Terre d'Hermes might also be worth testing
    agree ...

    Terre d'Hermes - The opening of this very unique fragrance treats one to a mild splatter of sparkling, dry grapefruit and orange, with a metallic, clean flavor lightly dancing in that citrus duet. This wonderful opening expertly transitions into its evocative heart, where a slightly peppery and arid cedar, with a wiff of pachouli, and a flickering of something floral begins to simmer. This earthy woodiness is masterfully blended with the warm sweetness of benzoin, and flashes of bitterness from the vetiver, to form its satisfying, outdoorsy base. This sophisticated and distinctive fragrance should be a welcomed addition to one's repertoire. It's an all-season EDT, and has excellent projection and longevity.

  5. #5

    Default Re: Help me find a new scent?

    Armani code

    YSL la nuit

    Burberry london

    Always test before you buy.

  6. #6

    Default Re: Help me find a new scent?

    So I just managed to get a Burberry London tester through an eyewear store, but I do believe it's the women's version. Not that it's important information in any way.
    Before I'll be heading to sniff some perfumes and coffee beans, is there something that has a strong incense note to it? Similar to the Commes des Garcons I mentioned.
    And I do hope they sell d'Hermes here somewhere. Armani Code is an interesting suggestion, I've had some contact with it in the past and I can't really remember much about it. But perhaps it'll be a surpriser.
    Last edited by Rehebeam; 13th November 2011 at 12:44 PM.

  7. #7

    Default Re: Help me find a new scent?

    Michael Kors for men
    Davidoff Zino
    Commes des Garcons Man 2
    Azzaro PH

    To mention just a few.
    These are all way better imo than Armani Code for fall/winter!
    My Top '10' : (In no particular order)

    - Dolce & Gabbana: Pour Homme (vintage)
    - Paco Rabanne: Pour Homme (vintage)
    - Loewe: Esencia/Pour Homme/Solo/7
    - Guerlain: Homme L'Eau Boisee
    - Pal Zileri: Cuoio
    - MPG: Santal Noble
    - Guerlain: Vetiver
    - Amouage: Jubilation XXV
    - Dior: Homme Intense
    - YSL: Kouros (Fraicheur)

  8. #8

    Default Re: Help me find a new scent?

    Gucci Pour Homme I is fantastic, get it.

    Also

    M7
    Fahrenheit Absolu
    Chanel Antaeus

  9. #9
    Basenotes Junkie Xqizit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Netherlands
    Posts
    566

    Default Re: Help me find a new scent?

    bvlgari pour homme extreme or soir or the original

Similar Threads

  1. Help me to find my first Scent ^_^
    By PerfumeN00b in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 7th July 2011, 03:01 AM
  2. Trying to find a new scent
    By whereis19 in forum Female Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 23rd February 2011, 12:30 AM
  3. Help Me Find a Scent!
    By JMang in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 20th March 2010, 11:00 PM
  4. Help me find a scent please..
    By J.Riv in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 22nd November 2007, 03:47 PM
  5. Help me find REDWOOD scent
    By in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 1st January 1970, 01:00 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •