Thread: Looking for that WOOD scent
I am looking for something that smells mainly wood.
I want to smell like I sleep in Home Depots' lumber yard or I just chopped down some fir pine trees and the saw dust is all over me.
I haven't tried any of Dsquared stuff, yet many say they get mainly florals from them.
I do like terredh, and I did order EN even though I haven't smelled it before.( it just sounded good)
I'm still fairly new to fragrance collecting, but I have figured I lean more towards the woody,spicy scents.
Any other suggestions?
+1 Tam Dao
Current Fall Favorites:
1. Creed - Spice & Wood
2. by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
3. Creed - Aventus
4. Brückner - Aoud 1
5. Dior - Vetiver
6. Armani Privè - Cedre Olympe
7. Ermenegildo Zegna - Haitian Vetiver
8. Ermenegildo Zegna - Javanese Patchouli
9. AJ Arabia - I
10. Les Nez - Turtle Vetiver Back
Tam Dao Eau de Toilette
Artek Standard by CdG
To me, it smells like you have been hit in the face with a plank of wood
Tam Dao was my SotD. I find it very creamy and something that can be easily worn by a female, therefore not that masculine.
For a more masculine take on woods, I would say Duro from Nasomatto.
Gucci Pour Homme i (2003)
Comme des Garcons 2 Man +1 Wonderwood
Leonard pour Homme
"Le parfum est la musique du corps"
Signature: Rochas Macassar (Nicolas Mamounas / Roger Pellegrino, 1980)
Current Top 7:
Armani Eau Pour Homme (vtg) (Roger Pellegrino, 1984)
Monsieur de Givenchy (1959)
Chanel Bleu de Chanel EDP (Jacques Polge, 2014)
CK Eternity for men (vtg) (Carlos Benaim, 1990)
YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme (Jacques Cavallier, 2003)
Creed Green Irish Tweed (Probably Oliver Creed / Pierre Bourdon, 1985)
He Wood Rocky Mountain Wood.
This looks interesting- A new By Killian.
+1 for Duro. Too expensive IMO, but it's aallllll wood and lasts a week on your skin
+1 Wonderwood - pretty pure wood scent
My other favorite woods tend to have incense... L'Artisan Parfumeur Dzongkha (Cedar, and more woodsy than Timbuktu), Serge Lutens Fille en Aiguilles, Amouage Memoir Man, and Creed's Royal Oud (a great spicy wood scent, even with no OUD to be found).
Having Simultaneous Affairs with: Amouage Memoir Man, Fate Man, Interlude Man, Epic Extrait (yep... the femme version), Tribute, Homage, Opus IV, VI, & VII • Puredistance M, Black • Tauer L'Air & Carillon pour un Ange • Knize Ten Golden • L'Artisan Al Oudh, Traversee du Bosphore, Dzing! • TF Noir de Noir • Xerjoff Homme, Richwood, Regio, 1861, 1888, Zafar • Serge Lutens MKK, Gris Clair, Fille en Aiguilles, La Myrre • H de Parfums 1740, Noir Patchouli, Tub3 Animale • Abdes Salaam Tabac, Sharif, Mecca Balsam • Slumberhouse Vikt, Baque • MDCI Invasion Barbare, Chypre Palatin • Nicoläi NY, Vie de Chateau Intense, L'Eau Mixte • Dior Leather Oud & Patchouli Imperial • Chanel Sycomore • Guerlain Derby, Songe d'un Bois d'Ete • MFK Oud Cashmere Mood • Ormonde Jayne Man
Norne sounds interesting, a little darker than what I was looking for but very interesting none the less.
The home depot feel you ask for is best represented by Tam Dao EDT version - longevity is an issue, so re-spray after 4 hrs or so for better performance...
Micallef Shanaan - but old wood, like medieval church pews, Gaiac - pure wood, Profumum Roma Sandalo - robust raw sandalwood, L'Erbolario Tea and Cedar - dry wooden bank on midday summer sunshine, Frapin Passion Boisée - little bit spicy, meditative wooden smell, Lacroix Tumulte - just strong wood, as it is, take it or leave it
Cedre by L'Occitane
Cedre Du Liban by Chabaud
Gaiac by Miccalef
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Six Scent The Spirit of Wood - everything Wonderwood wanted to be.
Notes: green grass, fig leaves, cypress, elemi, coriander, cedar wood, vetiver, hinoki, white amber
Tam Dao EdT--like spending the whole day in a wood shop cutting cedar. You come home covered with the dust.
Check out the Comme de Garçons stuff - Hinoki, Palisander, etc. and L'Artisan Timbuktu might also be worth a look.
Last edited by mr. reasonable; 28th April 2014 at 03:55 AM.
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I would suggest He Wood Rocky Mountain Wood, a very woody/outdoorsy feel to it and very wearable at the same time.
Now for some specialized wood:
Montale Aoud Musk - Starts with heavy masculine/oud/wood feel and gets a dark/strong "ebony wood" to the finish
Profumum Roma Arso - for some "burning" wood
Tom Ford Amber Absolute - this isn't so much wood as wood chips, a lot of people pick up a strong sawdust/wood chips accord.
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
Obviously, you're not a golfer.
Sugi Monocle Scent Three Comme des Garcons
AdP Colonia Intensa Oud. Massive, dry cedar. Lasts for ever.
Tam Dao EdT
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