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    Quote Originally Posted by Diddy View Post
    I ended up wearing some Eau de Hermes last night. It because very (surprisingly) animalic on my skin last night. I felt savage. I was a little disappointed to only get about 5 hours longevity out of as I loved it. What kind of longevity do you get?

    About that, 6 hours max usually. It is an eau, after all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LiveJazz View Post
    Patou in general: holy cow. I'm smelled I think 5 from the house, and they're all stunners. Time for a deeper dive...don't know what took me so long.
    I know, right? Even though vintage Patou 1000 was one of my first major discoveries after joining Basenotes, I never paid much attention to the rest of the line until Epapsiou awakened me to the other joys therein.

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/442069-House-of-Patou

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    Quote Originally Posted by cuneytakcetin View Post
    That brings back memories! One of the first I owned, and it broke in my luggage. Nice very spicy (cardamom) and dry freshie, not really very aquatic to my nose. More woody/vetivery and sort of saltily balsamic, very pleasant. Nice eucalyptus. Reminds me of a crispier HdP 1828.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LiveJazz View Post
    That brings back memories! One of the first I owned, and it broke in my luggage. Nice very spicy (cardamom) and dry freshie, not really very aquatic to my nose. More woody/vetivery and sort of saltily balsamic, very pleasant. Nice eucalyptus. Reminds me of a crispier HdP 1828.
    I totally agree. I have HdP 1828. I think they have similarities. nevertheless I think Aquaman is also better than the spices and vetiver.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cook.bot View Post
    I know, right? Even though vintage Patou 1000 was one of my first major discoveries after joining Basenotes, I never paid much attention to the rest of the line until Epapsiou awakened me to the other joys therein.

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/442069-House-of-Patou
    Thanks for the link.
    I went and fixed some typos and changed
    "...intend to write my thoughts on them over the next few days" to
    "....over the next few years
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    Quote Originally Posted by epapsiou View Post
    I went and fixed some typos and changed
    "...intend to write my thoughts on them over the next few days" to
    "....over the next few years
    Haha! It's a journey.

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    Mean spirited, nasty, snide, sarcastic, hateful, and rude individuals on Basenotes don't warrant or deserve my or other Basenoters' acknowledgement or respect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by epapsiou View Post
    Thanks for the link.
    I went and fixed some typos and changed
    "...intend to write my thoughts on them over the next few days" to
    "....over the next few years
    We had to wait 2 years for the final season of GoT so it'll be worth it. No pressure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cook.bot View Post
    About that, 6 hours max usually. It is an eau, after all.
    But but but I wanted 8 hours.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diddy View Post
    But but but I wanted 8 hours.
    Honey, if you can't accomplish in 5 to 6 hours what Eau d'Hermes was obviously put on Earth to help you accomplish, then you should probably just abandon the project altogether.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cook.bot View Post
    Honey, if you can't accomplish in 5 to 6 hours what Eau d'Hermes was obviously put on Earth to help you accomplish, then you should probably just abandon the project altogether.
    I can’t argue with that logic. My ADHD won’t allow me to focus enough to do so. Oh look, something shiny.
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    2315 hours and Chanel’s Cuir de Russie has been applied.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diddy View Post
    2315 hours and Chanel’s Cuir de Russie has been applied.
    NIce. Is that one you have a bottle of?
    I'm always reminded of chewing tobacco (in a good way) by the opening.

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    Ô de Lancôme

    I love this bottle design.



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    This morning wearing from a generous sample, Azuree EDP by Estée Lauder.

    This is an exceptional chpyre. The correlation to Aramis is undeniable upfront but then the aldehydes settle way down rather quickly and this becomes very well balanced. This fragrance is unisex, leaning ever so slightly feminine. Which is a very nice surprise. I’ve revisited Mitsouko in the last couple days and wore the great Cuir de Russie for the first time late last night. I’m sorry but it’s a misrepresentation for those two to be called unisex. Mitsouko and Cuir de Russie are clearly women’s fragrances from days gone by. A man could absolutely wear them. Anybody can wear anything. But I was disappointed to remember and discover that, no, these 2 smell today exactly how I remember them smelling on grandma and great aunt. That makes me love them a lot but also concretes who they belong to in my mind. On the other hand Azuree smells like Aramis got lucky and hugged a beautiful woman, which makes this more a vintage woman’s fragrance that’s modern day unisex. Azuree would smell amazing on a woman, sexy even. But this smells great on a man as well. A man may need to be careful with this as when he returns home his SO may think he’s been hugging an amazing smelling woman.

    Thank you very much to the BN’r who provided me this sample. I’m imagining giving you a friendly hug hello now and that I may be smelling this!


    Update: now that the heart notes have faded way into the background, Azuree has become a suave green Aramis. Very very nice. I’d recommend this fragrance to anyone wanting something like Aramis but more subtle. This is a gem.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RoRo View Post
    NIce. Is that one you have a bottle of?
    I'm always reminded of chewing tobacco (in a good way) by the opening.
    No this is a decant of edt from around 2000 that was gifted me. I’m so very happy to have some as a reference but it also leans too feminine for my tastes for wearing. For Russian leathers, I prefer more birch and less floral. Stuff closer to the original concept but perhaps smoothed out, like Imperial Del Oro etc.
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    Default Re: Your vintage SOTD

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    Ô de Lancôme
    Quote Originally Posted by Zealot Crusader View Post

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diddy View Post
    This morning wearing from a generous sample, Azuree EDP by Estée Lauder.

    Oh wow. I woke up thinking I'd go scentless and do some sampling, but now I want to copy all three of you. I love all of these.

    I am a sheep.

    Azuree lasts for eons on me (like most Lauders), but the
    Lancôme and the Dior are pretty short-lived. I think I'll put one on each arm just for giggles and see how they play together. My sampling can wait for the afternoon.

    Update: I just tried this, and the two smell pretty great against each other, except that the Lancome is
    Ô-verpowering the Eau Sauvage.

    (Sorry/NotSorry)




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    Quote Originally Posted by Diddy View Post
    This morning wearing from a generous sample, Azuree EDP by Estée Lauder.

    This is an exceptional chpyre. The correlation to Aramis is undeniable upfront but then the aldehydes settle way down rather quickly and this becomes very well balanced. This fragrance is unisex, leaning ever so slightly feminine.

    Update: now that the heart notes have faded way into the background, Azuree has become a suave green Aramis. Very very nice. I’d recommend this fragrance to anyone wanting something like Aramis but more subtle. This is a gem.
    Loved your whole review and especially agree with these parts. I can’t pull off Aramis, but Azuree fits like a supple leather glove. I’m also nursing a sample, maybe from the same lovely Basenoter, and must upgrade soon!

    I shall join the sync and wear it today!
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    Quote Originally Posted by LiveJazz View Post
    Loved your whole review and especially agree with these parts. I can’t pull off Aramis, but Azuree fits like a supple leather glove. I’m also nursing a sample, maybe from the same lovely Basenoter, and must upgrade soon!

    I shall join the sync and wear it today!
    I'll out myself here to say how happy it makes me that you both enjoy Azuree. It really is one of Bernard Chant's best iterations of his classic leather formula. JTD wrote a nice little essay about the family tree of Chant's leathers:
    http://www.basenotes.net/entries/123...rd-Family-Tree

    It can still be found for fairly reasonable prices, too, but IMO the only bottle to go for is the lugnut. I don't know the exact years when changes happened, but notice the difference in these two:

    Lugnut metal collar, the preferred bottle:

    Azuree_LugnutCollar.jpg


    Smooth metal collar (second choice only):
    Azuree_SmoothCollar.jpg

    There's also a more modern bottle, the one pictured on the Basenotes directory page, but that one doesn't even bear discussing. Lauder is usually so good about maintaining the integrity of their heritage scents, but this one got tamed too much in its contemporary edition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LiveJazz View Post
    Loved your whole review and especially agree with these parts. I can’t pull off Aramis, but Azuree fits like a supple leather glove. I’m also nursing a sample, maybe from the same lovely Basenoter, and must upgrade soon!

    I shall join the sync and wear it today!
    Yep. You were correct.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cook.bot View Post
    I'll out myself here to say how happy it makes me that you both enjoy Azuree. It really is one of Bernard Chant's best iteration....
    I’m glad you said it. I do love giving credit where credit is due, but I also don’t kiss and tell.

    I can see exactly what you’re saying about Azuree having exceptional lasting power. Once the middle notes subsided, it has stayed where it is at and not fell off a single bit. I could easily see this fragrance lasting well over 12 hours. Pretty impressive actually, as it’s not a loud boisterous fragrance or nuclear bomb. You’ve opened my eyes with this one. Sure, it was created for women and has the pretty aspects in it that we’d associate with feminine fragrances of the era. However, like Chanel No.19 transitions to a unisex fragrance from a pretty feminine, this does so even more. I think most people would swear Aramis was used as a base when they created this. As if they said, “Hey, Aramis is selling well in the men’s category. Let’s see if we can do a women’s version that’s just as successful.” But in the end you’re left with a green Aramis trick that they’ve pulled off with rose, vetiver, patchouli, moss and leather. Bravo Estée Lauder, for giving us boys something to enjoy 50 years after the concept.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cook.bot View Post

    Oh wow. I woke up thinking I'd go scentless and do some sampling, but now I want to copy all three of you. I love all of these.

    I am a sheep.

    Azuree lasts for eons on me (like most Lauders), but the
    Lancôme and the Dior are pretty short-lived. I think I'll put one on each arm just for giggles and see how they play together. My sampling can wait for the afternoon.

    Update: I just tried this, and the two smell pretty great against each other, except that the Lancome is
    Ô-verpowering the Eau Sauvage.

    (Sorry/NotSorry)



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    ANTAEUS POUR HOMME

    I just picked these up from the mail box today . Yeah the box is faded but the juice is fresh and potent LOL!

    Wow! Fantastic! I thought I liked the current better....uh ohhhh!



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