Bois des Iles EDT
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Bois des Iles EDT
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Sycomore by a mile...
CURRENT TOP TEN FOR SPRING/SUMMER (no particular order):
1.) Lalique White
2.) Frank no. 2 LA
3.) Clive Christian 1872
4.) Guerlain L'eau
5.) Escentric 02
6.) Acqua Viva
7.) Bal D' Afrique
8.) Pekji - Eau Mer
9.) Itasca - Lubin
10.) De Bachmakov
Sycomore. I'd probably consider Bois des Iles if I didn't have Egoiste Cologne Concentree, which I personally like much better than BdI.
CURRENTLY ACTIVE SPLITS:
Gerlain - Habit Rouge Dress Code ..... Creed: Baie de Genievre - VAULTED FRAGRANCE!
Tauerville - Vetiver & Petitgrain / Amber / Rose / Incense / Vanilla ..... Armani Privé: Oud Royal
Creed: Jardin d'Amalfi / Pure White Cologne
Christian Dior La Collection Privée: Vetiver / Ambre Nuit / Oud Ispahan / Leather Oud / Gris Montaigne
Roja Dove: Amber Aoud Crystal Parfum / Aoud Crystal Parfum / Scandal Pour Homme EdP / Danger Pour Homme Parfum
I love Sycomore on me and others love Coromandel on me
Last edited by CapriDog; 18th February 2014 at 04:15 AM.
I've tried about half the Exclusifs line and so far it's No. 18. My only complaint is the poor performance.
Sycomore. I would say Eau de Cologne if it lasted longer. Or if it were above 0 degrees outside right now.
Bois des Iles for me too, both concentrations are a delight to wear. The modest aldelydes in the edt give the sandalwood a lift and spaciousness when playful romance is the intended effect. The lush skin-close beauty and woody balance of the parfum creates a quiet, warm, personal experience that is lovely to share -- but without a need to.
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Cuir de Russie followed by Bois des Îles.
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I really am not a fan of the line. If I had to pick something it would be coromandel. It's the most interesting I suppose.
"I am more afraid of an army of 100 Sheep led by a Lion than an army of 100 Lions led by a Sheep."
Cuir de Russie, by a mile. I've been quite underwhelmed by some of the others.
For stronger, less floral scents, in no order as my tastes vary from day to day:
Cuir de Russie (both parfum and EDT)
Bois des Iles (both parfum and EDT)
For light florals: Beige
Last edited by Primrose; 18th February 2014 at 06:44 PM.
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Eau de Cologne, because it's one of the best summer scents around.
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Overall favorite would be Bois des Iles parfum and Sycomore, although Coromandel is my favorite to wear.
Bois Des Isles - best mysore sandalwood
Sycomore followed by Eau de Cologne
Current Top Favorites:
1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
4) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie
6) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
9) Polo vintage (Ralph Lauren) - tie
9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie
Coromandel for me.
Extrait: Cuir de Russie & Bois des Iles
Coromandel by a mile.
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Sycomore, and Cuir de Russie extrait. Followed by Coromandel.