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  1. #61

    Default Re: Amouage Journey Man: mish-mash

    Quote Originally Posted by thatmakesscents View Post
    I referred to it as in the same vain as Mazzolari Man which to me is a Yatagan without the celery note. All of this is great but Journey Man's piss poor dry down ruined it for me.
    So far, I'm not crazy about it neither.

  2. #62

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    I'm sampling it now....Not. Good.

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    Default Re: Amouage Journey Man: mish-mash

    Also tried it yesterday at a local fragrance shop and wasn't impressed.
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  4. #64

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    Just posted a review of it

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    Default Re: Amouage Journey Man: mish-mash

    Time to start a new poll. "Should Christopher Chong be Axed from Amouage".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duke Hunt View Post
    Time to start a new poll. "Should Christopher Chong be Axed from Amouage".
    Put me down for a "yes"!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaern View Post
    Just posted a review of it
    Just read your review and I must say I agree it is kind of a middling release from Amouage. Not bad at all per se, but ground well-covered many times before -- nothing new to say. I have felt this way about a lot of the Amouage releases of the past 5 years. For me this one is a neutral or just a mild thumbs up with reservation. Another mild disappointment.
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  8. #68

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    I have tried this a couple of times recently and regretfully add to the chorus of mild disapproval. Not bad, a decent woody/spicy thing, but nowhere near justifying its price IMO. If the Perfume Fairy buys me a bottle for Xmas I will surely wear it, but how someone can write a veritable essay on it is beyond me.

  9. #69

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    Wasn't a fan of Journey when I tested out. And I recently bought a bottle of Jubilation, Interlude, and Opus VII. Currently, I'm debating on grabbing a bottle of Epic-- would anyone mind describing it to me?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheAntagonist View Post
    Wasn't a fan of Journey when I tested out. And I recently bought a bottle of Jubilation, Interlude, and Opus VII. Currently, I'm debating on grabbing a bottle of Epic-- would anyone mind describing it to me?
    Shares a lot of the same DNA as Jubilation, but considerably drier, woodier, with an almost "parched" sensation and minus the sweetness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aphexacid View Post
    Mr. Chong will not be pleased his newest creation is receiving such a cold response!
    Doubt it'll phase him; he didn't make it

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    tested it and when out here in shops, will be purchased!
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  13. #73

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    I actually like the opening very much, but after that it only goes downhill.. Pity!

  14. #74

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    Amouage hasn't released a distinctive and satisfying his 'n' hers duo since Epic, IMHO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trebor View Post
    Amouage hasn't released a distinctive and satisfying his 'n' hers duo since Epic, IMHO.
    I agree!

  16. #76

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    Tried it recently and liked it. The paper test was amazing. It reminded me of the good aspects of the &70s scents I used to wear Givenchy etc, Will give a few more tries with a view to buying.

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    This one has grown on me lately. Didn't care for it, now I like it very much. I wonder if Amouage will release a Journey showergel and soap .

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    I have a bottle on it's way. Hopefully I like it. Seems that many didn't like it initially but eventually came around on it. That has been the case with most of the amouages that I like. You really have to give them time, one testing doesn't do them justice.
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