Wonder if it is the same as this?
Thread: CdG Black .. ?
Just noticed this on the Luckyscent website here. Anyone tried?
Wonder if it is the same as this?
no not the same as the Play series!
I posted about it here:
and someone before me here:
yet to try, but will definitely sample, the notes sound great
it's edt and 12% concentrated, so wonder how's the longevity of this will be
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About to try it in london today.
Liberty still hasn't got it yet.
Let us know,
We're patiently waiting for a review.
In NYC Black CDG store on 10th ave has it, as well as Opening Ceremony.
Sounds a little like Terre d'Hermes or Malle Bois d'Orage or Divine L'Homme Infini or Byredo Sunday Cologne. Hope I'm wrong.
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Just hope it's not another Amazingreen flop. Probably their worst to date.
The notes sound awesome. Can't wait to try it.
Looking forward to hearing some impressions
"Geez, when are the 'We love Aventus' T-shirts coming out?"
Ordered a sample from LuckyScent (as our Barney's doesn't have the frag yet), but certainly looking forward to impressions meantime. Certainly seems promising, if not exactly outside CdG's wheelhouse.
I tried it at Scent Bar on Saturday (4/20). This is no flop - it's a return to old school CDG. It's a rich, complex incense/vetiver with plenty of smoke and a dash of leather. It reminded me quite a bit of Chanel Sycomore but with more depth and bite and even more smoke. If I didn't have so much Sycomore sitting on my closet shelf, I would have bought it on the spot.
socalwoman, thanks for the update! I'm so happy to hear your description of CDG Black. I ordered a full bottle after receiving LuckyScent's email blast yesterday and reading the notes. I have been on a huge CDG kick lately and just had to get a bottle. Unfortunately, LuckyScent is having issues with their shipment, which has now moved back to an estimated shipping time of Thursday. Sycomore + more depth + additional smoke and incense...um count me in. I really can't wait to receive this now.
I got a sample and i'm impressed. I get a smokey leather on top of cedar from it with a hint of black licorice. Possible fbw
Also recently tried a sample sent to me with a purchase. Not bad.
for those who tried it... does it have anything in common with Bois d'Ascese ?
Been waiting a while to get my bottle, shipment from LuckyScent was delayed...2 more days I guess. Can't wait to try it.
NYC is getting 3 floors of CDG next year. Eat your hearts out
I found a decent review here, would like a man's perspective on this one though. Seems like it might be a bit dark for the woman seeking a new CDG unisex, unless you prefer something that's far from mild.
Yes. Nice from what I smelled--salty and smoky licorice.
I received my sample today. From a preliminary wear on my arm, I'm enjoying it. The first impression was almost "yummy," with licorice and black pepper (and even a bit of what seemed like clove) showing themselves early. The birch tar isn't as strong as I imagined, though it's there enough to impart a bit of charred-wood smokiness. An hour in, a dry cedar note familiar from other CdG fragrances (like Hinoki) has appeared. The overall feeling is warm, woody, a bit smokey, and dry. Not challenging and avant garde in the sense of CdG 2 Man, Artek, or Odeur 71, but certainly not generic-smelling either. Nor does it seem like a replica of other CdG scents, however much the elements sound familiar.
I'm enjoying it so far, and will need to spend a bit more time with the sample before deciding whether to buy a full bottle.