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    Default Unique and artsy fragrances.

    Looking for unique and artsy fragrances such as: byredo mink / amouage memoir / Naomi goodsir bois d'ascese/ comme de garçon black/ nasomatto black Afgano . Dark/ fall / autumn frags even know it's summer . Opinions please

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    Default Re: Unique and artsy fragrances.

    Arabian Horse by Parfumerie Generale
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    Black Orchid...

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    Portrait of a Lady

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    Blackbird - House of Matriarch

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    Yes, this. It's one that deserves more love than it gets. Smells like a beautiful, clean horse and leather saddle - in the best possible way, of course.

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    Arabian Horse by Parfumerie Generale
    Currently wearing: White Aoud by Montale

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    Scriabin in the Himalayas - Himalaya, not neccessarily unique but artsy. It's an ethereal musky, resin incense.

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    ZOLA JESUS TAIGA X BLACKBIRD EDP Named for a Unique Artist. Smokey as hell and Frankincense heavy.
    J Hannah Co. Sloloo, Sunset Blvd, Upton, Orchard Unique and Solid Perfumery.
    Villa of the Mysteries Fortes Fortuna luvat Unique bordering weird. Love it!
    Most of the O'Driu stuff that I have scented are Unique and the Perfumer is way out there!
    Olympic Orchids. Most of what I have tasted are Unique, Dark and Delicious.
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    Petroleum by histoires de parfums. Marine oud, feels like entering a damp cavern.

    cacio

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    Would Kinski be considered artsy?

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    Too many to name.

    Original A*Men and Encre Noire come to mind first though.
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    +1 Blackbird

    Lampblack

    Bat

    Christopher Street (personally dislike this one, but know many who like it and it is certainly...artsy)
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    Norne from Slumberhouse
    Ryder from Ex Idolo
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    Lddm

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    Blow Up and La Haine from Le Cinema Olfactive by Mark Buxton

    The former is like a super-intense Wonderwood and the latter is definitely unique and artsy but a very difficult wear imo

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    L'Air Du Desert Marocain
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    Possibly also Songe d`un Bois d`Ete
    Currently wearing: Open by Roger & Gallet

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    Default Re: Unique and artsy fragrances.

    Quote Originally Posted by cacio View Post
    Petroleum by histoires de parfums.
    Another good one.
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    Bruno Fazzolari Lampblack was my initial suggestion, but I see that's been mentioned.

    I'll add Pekji Odoon (woody), Pekji Ruh (Spice/Tea/Rose) and Pekji Eau Mer (strange in a goodway jasmine aquatic.)
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    Atlas Incense II (Shou Sugi Ban via Birch Tar & Cedar, Cardamom, Tonka, Incense) / Fur - $5 OFF SALE - (Vintage Musks, Woods, Leather) / Onsen Wood (Hinoki/Hiba/Cedar/Yuzu) / Winter XVI (Tree Saps, Extractions and Resins / Bois des Landes, Vetiver / Spearmint/ Frankincense & Myrrh)

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    Check out the Beaufort London line, definitely unique but not for the faint of heart.

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    Not to derail...but is there a standout in the line to try?

    Quote Originally Posted by LearnToSwim View Post
    Check out the Beaufort London line, definitely unique but not for the faint of heart.
    MadHat Scents

    Atlas Incense II (Shou Sugi Ban via Birch Tar & Cedar, Cardamom, Tonka, Incense) / Fur - $5 OFF SALE - (Vintage Musks, Woods, Leather) / Onsen Wood (Hinoki/Hiba/Cedar/Yuzu) / Winter XVI (Tree Saps, Extractions and Resins / Bois des Landes, Vetiver / Spearmint/ Frankincense & Myrrh)

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    Quote Originally Posted by rynegne View Post
    Not to derail...but is there a standout in the line to try?
    East India and/or 1805.

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    Default Re: Unique and artsy fragrances.

    Quote Originally Posted by native23 View Post
    Looking for unique and artsy fragrances such as: byredo mink / amouage memoir / Naomi goodsir bois d'ascese/ comme de garçon black/ nasomatto black Afgano . Dark/ fall / autumn frags even know it's summer . Opinions please
    Encre noir perhaps & zoologist Bat ( unwearable personally for me ) but I can appreciate the composition - unique & different

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    Nothing tops Boudicca Wode
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    Default Re: Unique and artsy fragrances.

    Berlin im Winter & Melkmeisje, both from Baruti.

    Also Black Purple - Atelier Flou
    Currently wearing: Oud Palao by Diptyque

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    Lalique encre noire
    Dsquared potion royal black

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    L'artisan Amour Nocturne: Orchid, Milk, Gunpowder, Cedar, Iris, Caramel
    +1 for Black Orchid and Encre Noire
    Nuit Etoilee
    Phaedon Dzhari
    Fahrenheit

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    Quote Originally Posted by LearnToSwim View Post
    Check out the Beaufort London line, definitely unique but not for the faint of heart.
    Big +1 here.
    Baruti-Berlin im Winter
    O'Driu-Eva Kant
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    KOUROS is the most unique, abstract fragrance ever. I don't know if it can be labeled artistic but it surely is ART.

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    Default Re: Unique and artsy fragrances.

    When I hear unique and artsy, my first thought is anything from Slumberhouse
    Currently wearing: Aventus by Creed

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