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View Poll Results: Your favorite honey/beeswax?

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  • Chanel - Beige

    2 3.17%
  • Comme des Garcons - Sticky Cake

    0 0%
  • Dior - Bois d'Argent

    4 6.35%
  • Etat Libre d'Orange - Noël au Balcon

    1 1.59%
  • Farmacia SS. Annunziata - Regina

    0 0%
  • Frapin - 1270

    4 6.35%
  • Ginestet - Botrytis

    2 3.17%
  • Guerlain - Rose Barbare

    2 3.17%
  • L'Artisan Parfumeur - Méchant Loup

    2 3.17%
  • Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Absolue pour le Soir

    19 30.16%
  • Montale - Sweet Oriental Dream

    2 3.17%
  • Paco Rabanne - Ténéré

    2 3.17%
  • Parfumerie Générale - Indochine

    0 0%
  • Penhaligon's - Sartorial

    3 4.76%
  • Profumi di Firenze - Miele Rosa

    0 0%
  • Serge Lutens - Miel de Bois

    6 9.52%
  • Tom Ford - Moss Breches

    4 6.35%
  • Vero Profumo - Onda

    4 6.35%
  • Xerjoff - Mamluk

    3 4.76%
  • Other

    23 36.51%
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  1. #31

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    Sova for sure, the beeswax is insanely animalic and realistic. It's not my cup of tea...but it's one of the best out there.

  2. #32

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    Quote Originally Posted by deadidol View Post
    While I do love AplS very much, Slumberhouse Sova takes the cake for me as it contains one of the most incredible (and stupidly expensive) beeswax absolutes that I've ever smelled. Naturally animalist and dirty (which is really what beeswax smells like), and paired beautifully with the hops and the hay, it's a highly unique scent for sure. Very sad to see it phased out, but given the ingredients (the beeswax for one thing), it's absolutely understandable as to why. I'm just glad that I stocked up while I could.
    I knew someone would be ahead of me in suggesting Sova...

    APLS is a beautiful parfum, however, Sova edges it for me...
    Currently wearing: Sycomore (new) by Chanel

  3. #33

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    Yet another vote for Sova!
    Currently wearing: Vol de Nuit by Guerlain

  4. #34
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    Sova for me as well. Wore it on Monday and was told that I smelled like an emptied glass of Maker's Mark that has been sitting for a while. I was reassured that this was indeed intended as a compliment...lol.

    I really love this stuff. Happy to have gotten a bottle before they were gone forever.
    Currently wearing: Terre d'Hermès by Hermès

  5. #35

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    I´ll say Lutens MKK
    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

  6. #36

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buzzlepuff View Post
    Mazzolari Patchouli has a great honey beeswax note that gives this pathcouli even more animal warmth. Not the primary note, but (...) With it is spectacular.
    That IS a great one, isn't it? I love it, too!

    I should note that fans of Back to Black, Tobacco Vanille, Pure Havane, and Fumerie Turque can vote for those in my "favorite tobacco" poll, instead. It's here: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/343...cco?highlight=
    Tea for Two and Five O'clock au Gingembre were part of my "favorite tea" poll: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/368...tea?highlight= while Muscs Koublaï Khän can be found in my "favorite musk" poll: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/323...ted?highlight=
    Last edited by Dane77; 8th November 2013 at 12:19 PM.

  7. #37

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    This poll is useless without Giorgio For Men.

  8. #38

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    Quote Originally Posted by HORNS View Post
    This poll is useless without Giorgio For Men.
    Really? So far, you're the first one out of 50 voters to mention it. But thank you for participating and for your kind suggestion.

  9. #39

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    I voted for Miel de Bois, although my favorite is Rose de Nuit.

  10. #40

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dane77 View Post
    Really? So far, you're the first one out of 50 voters to mention it. But thank you for participating and for your kind suggestion.
    You're very welcome.

  11. #41

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    Bois d'Argent
    Current favorites_____Black Tourmaline_____Gucci Pour Homme II_____Memoir Man_____Tuscan Leather______Montale Aoud and Pine_____Sel Marin_____Invasion Barbare_____Tonka Imperial____Dior Homme Intense_____L'Humaniste____Santal 33_____Bois d'Argent_____Nio_____MFK Oud_____Lumiere Noire_____Bois d'Encens_____Cuir Ottoman

  12. #42

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    Quote Originally Posted by HORNS View Post
    This poll is useless without Giorgio For Men.
    Although I don't like it, I was surprised to see this absent from the poll.

    I voted 'other'. Namely, Bvlgari Man. I don't like a prominent honey note as it can seem urinous but it's relatively subdued here.

    Edit: I must add my SOTD to this; Volutes by Diptyque.
    Last edited by Marais; 10th November 2013 at 07:52 AM. Reason: Doh!

  13. #43

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    I voted others . I agree with Chergui and Volutes ( mentioned earlier) , however , I haven't tried most of the ones on the list.
    Current top choices:
    1- Portrait of A Lady
    2- 34 st Germaine Boulevard by Diptyque
    3- Bleecker Street by Bond 9
    4- Acqua Di Parma Oud
    5- Clive Christian #1
    6- Coromandel by Chanel
    7- Acqua Di Parmal Colonia Intensa
    8- Guerlain Derby
    9- MFK lumiere Noir
    10- Dans Tes Bras
    Currently wearing: Brut by Fabergé

  14. #44

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    Thanks for voting, everybody. It is clear by now that Absolue pour le Soir is by far the strongest contender here, racing ahead of everyone else at incredible speed. Far, far behind in the following places, Miel de Bois, Bois d'Argent, and Moss Breches are struggling, not to catch up with invincible AplS, but just to get ahead of the rest of the competition. Very interesting!
    Thanks again for participating and for all your great comments and suggestions. And do feel free to go on voting, guys - the poll stays open!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wheatstraw2 View Post
    I voted Other, and the reason is Back to Black. Best honey I know of.
    Back to Black for sure

  16. #46

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    " Other " : Back to Black !
    Hypocrites will always be a thorn in my back....and my middle finger will always be the best remedy.....

  17. #47

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    Kouros, Boss Number One (nomen est omen).

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