Search:

Type: Posts; User: yellowtone; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4
Switch to Threadloom Search Results

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    Those look so cool! Do you break them to open them? I haven't heard of any of the scents you mention, so please do share you notes!

    I see the Narcisso crowd is out in force. I have never warmed up...
  2. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    I thought I would have something with white in the name, but I don't. A sample of Le Sillage Blanc turned out to be empty, and that one, despite its name, smells decidedly green so it would feel like...
  3. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    It's quite summery today and somehow red scents don't seem like the type of thing you want to wear in summer. A visual inspection of my wardrobe tosses up Samsara and La Fille de Berlin (which I must...
  4. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,194

    Re: How is today's Estée Lauder Azurée?

    I rather like the current (-ish, my bottle is 4 years old I think) version of Azurée, but I haven't tried the vintage version so I may not know what I'm missing. I don't find it timid at all, and...
  5. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    I bought my bottle a few years ago and it is gorgeous
  6. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    haha, indeed, more than half my wardrobe is technically something very French! But I'll probably go for the Frenchest of all very French perfumes and pick Chanel No. 5, the extract de parfum,...
  7. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    I did sync this weekend, but didn't have the time to post about it. I went the obvious route with Lauder and wore Azurée, which is a fantastic green beast. I technically own this, but rarely wear it....
  8. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    Busy busy weekend, and no scents with soleil in the name in my wardrobe, so I will sit this one out!
  9. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    I did something very out of character for this sync; I blind bought a bottle of fragrance, now that's what I call commitment!

    It's like this: last week I was sailing with my parents and I grabbed...
  10. Replies
    1,524
    Views
    99,862

    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    I posted this in the wrong thread :lipsrsealed:
  11. Re: Why, I'm particularly enjoying my scent today - June 2021

    A very heavy double application of lily is hitting me just right this morning, Lys Mediterranee over Lys 41. It's not subtle though, I just got complimented on it by a barista that was standing a...
  12. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    Virgin Island water is a good one! Very pool side appropriate, in my opinion. I will have to get creative as I am away for a weekend of sailing and I don't have much that fits this theme. I think...
  13. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    How does one tell an old version from a newer one? I bought a nearly full bottle a few years ago, no idea how old it is.
  14. Thread: Green!

    by yellowtone
    Replies
    14
    Views
    1,448

    Re: Green!

    I agree, I don't get leather, jus wonderfully bright wet/dry green stuff, with some green rose at the heart. I love this one.
  15. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    I'm seeing a gleaming utopian Startrek TNG episode, someone at Guerlain, make this happen!
  16. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    Apres shower I switched it up to Le Labo's Lys 41 (or whatever number they tacked onto this one), the perfume oil. It is a rich, creamy, heady white floral, especially in the oil format. Today is...
  17. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    haha, I was reading your previous remark, and like Wingie I thought, hmmmmm..... does not sound like a Cook.bot thing to me. It is as much of a 'just f#cking pretty floral' as they come.
  18. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    ahh I was looking for this thread, hadn't noticed it was moved to the stickies! I'm looking forward to starting this sync!

    Like Earlyn, Bronze Goddess crossed my mind for this month, but I don't...
  19. Re: Drôle de Roses versus other make up-ey scents?

    ahh, I settled on Misia as well, I find it's not as gimmicky as many others in this fragrance category. I also have a decant of Lipstick Rose, but I prefer Misia.
  20. Replies
    8
    Views
    519

    Re: lys mediterranee malle

    I love Lys Mediterranee! Especially the opening is a dead on impression of lilies that have just opened, and although I'm not normally a fan of aquatic scents, the salty notes balance out the heady...
  21. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    Same here Kotori, I have 2 samples of Iris Perle which I am using to determine whether not I want it. I'm leaning towards yes. The price in Euro is a little bit better than in $, but still..
  22. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    Haha, yeah, this I can work with! I recently had a nasty experience with a hand sanitiser that smelled like beer (disgusting, my hands reeked like a seedy bar for hours), so I'll probably go the bbq...
  23. Replies
    100
    Views
    10,407

    Re: A Lounge for us "Under Sprayers"

    I very much regret doing 4 sprays of Le Lion today, it's way too strong! Next time I'll go in with max 2, maybe even 1 spray. The same goes for my Siberian Musk decant, which seems to have...
  24. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    Yeah, I'm wearing Iris Perle again, and although I still really like it (I seem to be the only one), the price is just too steep.
  25. Replies
    198
    Views
    10,658

    Sticky: Re: Weekend Perfume Sync June through June

    Ha, I like this idea, and I'm much less busy on the weekends than I am on Fridays, so there's an actual chance I might stick to this sync for a change!

    As a non American I will have to get...
  26. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. May 2021

    Maison Violet Nuée Bleue, it just popped into my head when I woke up, so I wore it. It's an absolute mood lifter, one of the few full bottles I've bought recently; I usually prefer decants because of...
  27. Re: If you have to choose a perfume for me ? (:

    So many great suggestions here! I'm seeing something with purple flowers for you, some violet at least. Maybe Aimee-moi by Caron. Candied flowers, soft but with a bit of a tang, and an opaque, sweet...
  28. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    Oh, do try Dilettante please! It's great, and much more of an orange blossom/orange tree than a neroli scent, in my opinion. Such a shame he discontinued it, but I have gone ham on the back up...
  29. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,552

    Re: A small love note to Basenotes

    Thanks everyone for the birthday wishes and the love spreading!



    Awww, so are you IsoE, so are you!



    Exactly the vibe I was going for, so yay!
  30. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,552

    Re: A small love note to Basenotes

    Ah, yes, twinsies! The view is nice from over here
  31. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,552

    Re: A small love note to Basenotes

    Thanks! I'm Dutch, we tend not to sweat a little E :wink:
  32. Replies
    333
    Views
    22,830

    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume - May 2021

    not a song, but a dj set by Hérnan Cattaneo
    a rooibos tea
    Nuit de Noel, vintage
  33. Re: Rubbing salt in the wound: fragrance hobby and forum posting... are we getting insane?

    Haha, I don't type this lightly -- ROTFL!
  34. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,552

    A small love note to Basenotes

    I was just reading up on Varanis Ridani's thread and it made me all warm and fuzzy inside, so I decided to pen a little love note to Basenotes (I might also have ingested a tiny bit of E this evening...
  35. Re: Fragrances that make you think of other Basenoters when you wear them.

    This is lovely, isn't it? The more I think about it, the more associations pop up. I pretty much discovered everything I own due to someone on this site, either via reviews, discussions, or swaps. I...
  36. Re: Fragrances that make you think of other Basenoters when you wear them.

    I'm so happy to have spread the love for this Guerlain step child! And pleased to hear I did not steer you into a disappointing blind buy Wingie.
  37. Re: Fragrances that make you think of other Basenoters when you wear them.

    ahh, yes, I forgot Cook.bot and Sycomore EdT, and Starblind and Siberian Musk. I don't wear those fragrances often, I should dig them up.
  38. Re: Does anyone know what's happened to Scenthurdle.com?

    Such sad news. He and his brilliant reviews will be missed.
  39. Re: Fragrances that make you think of other Basenoters when you wear them.

    I pretty much discovered all my favourite fragrances via basenotes, so in a way all of them remind me of one basenoter or another, but the following stand out the most:

    Bruno Acampora & Tsarina -...
  40. Re: Comparing Two Green Giants - No19 & Vent Vert?

    I've always thought this, L'Heure Exquise is a friendlier No. 19!
  41. Replies
    19
    Views
    2,220

    Re: Chanel No. 5 long ad

    ooh I hope they're going to do something big!
  42. Re: Chanel having a great run with Olivier Polge ....

    Interesting topic! I must say I've found Chanel hit and miss the past years. As a No. 5 aficionado, I'm not the biggest fan of L'Eau, especially compared to the brilliant Eau Premiere. The Les Eaux...
  43. Re: What are your favorite(s) / best of Oriza L. Legrand house.

    Me too! Poltergeist haunting old mansion sounds pretty fabulous, although my current selection of samples is more opulent lady visits opera. I'm guessing the incense scents may be the goths in the...
  44. Re: What are your favorite(s) / best of Oriza L. Legrand house.

    Has anyone tried their candles, by the way? Are they any good?
  45. Re: What are your favorite(s) / best of Oriza L. Legrand house.

    I'm reviving this old thread, as I've just received a sample set with 6 of the floral compositions from this house and I am very pleased with it! It's rare to find a house that does a wide array of...
  46. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    That's a logical sounding explanation. But still, isn't creating a perfume range quite an investment? The formula, the perfumer, the bottles and branding, the website and marketing... I wonder how...
  47. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    haha, you're right of course! I've noticed I've become quite desensitised to ridiculous prices. A few years ago I though 150/50ml was the absolute limit, bit now I don't blink when I see 260/50ml.
  48. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    The prices are a bit bonkers I have to say, but I am enjoying Iris Perle so much I might go for it at some point. With scents like this I prefer small decant/travel sizes, because I want to be able...
  49. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    I, too, am getting more and more discerning as my scent library continues to grow. It's rare that I find anything I like enough and that's distinctive enough to consider adding to my collection, but...
  50. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    Excellent reviews grayspoole! We seem to divert quite a bit on our impressions of Cuir de Chine and Iris Perle, but I'm glad you're appreciating Oriental Velours.
  51. Replies
    1,256
    Views
    376,585

    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Maison Violet's Nuée Bleue isn't in the directory. I'm wearing the sh#t out of it ever since I bought a bottle and would like to be able to track my wears!
  52. Re: Your favourite light, weightless scent for someone with nausea

    How awful to have these lingering health problems, I sincerely hope they clear up soon! If you do well with citrus and would like to add some ginger to the mix, Zeste de Gingembre by Heeley might be...
  53. Replies
    63
    Views
    12,534

    Re: What is it about galbanum....

    Another galbanum lover here! I'd like to add Dusita's Le Sillage Blanc to the list; nothing white about it, it's an absolute green galbanum bomb!
  54. Replies
    33
    Views
    3,561

    Re: What are the best fragrances for Spring?

    Ahh, good, let me know how you get on with it! It's my favourite in this genre; gently juicy and floral, with a bit of bitterness from the green tea and suede notes, a joyful and spring like good...
  55. Replies
    14
    Views
    959

    Re: Orientals for nitwits

    Hmm, 'orientals' (I do agree that this is a problematic label) are not, on the whole, my bag, perhaps for reasons similar to yours. There are certain facets that are recurring themes in fragrance...
  56. Replies
    33
    Views
    3,561

    Re: What are the best fragrances for Spring?

    Ahhh, spring! I turn to lighter flowers and green things in spring (florals for spring, groundbreaking!):

    - No 19 - for a smooth, powdery green experience
    - En Passant - dewy lilacs
    - Miss...
  57. Replies
    18
    Views
    2,592

    Re: Any thoughts on Maison Violet?

    Quick update to those who are interested in this house: I bought Nuée Bleue from the brand's website, and it came with a complementary bar of soap from the same line, which is quite nice! I am very...
  58. Re: If you could go back in time, which magical moment in your hobby would you want to live again?

    The first time I smelled Hiram Green's Dilettante was pretty special. Someone somewhere likened it to snorting sunshine, and I agree. It's glorious and joyful, and sadly discontinued.
  59. Replies
    32
    Views
    3,756

    Re: New Chanel Les Exclusifs 400ml Size

    Ok. I admit. This is rather sexy.
  60. Replies
    32
    Views
    3,756

    Re: New Chanel Les Exclusifs 400ml Size

    The only one I'd want to have in 400ml is 31 Rue Cambon, so that's not going to happen. I am wondering how user friendly a 400 ml bottle is. In my opinion, the 75 ml Chanel bottles are perfection,...
  61. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    Ah, another vote for team no chypre then! It's a great citrus scent though.
  62. Re: What is that “high/mid end perfume” note that makes all these fragrances smell similar?

    Ha,I bloody love florals, so I'm definitely not one team 'do something more interesting than florals', rather, I'm on team "do something more interesting with florals'. I agree that many (recent)...
  63. Re: Why, I'm particularly enjoying my scent today - March 2021

    I am doing some layering today: I was wearing Safran Troublant this morning, and in the afternoon decided to top it off with Annnick Goutal's Rose Splendide. I had a feeling these scents would match...
  64. Replies
    100
    Views
    7,399

    Re: What do your backups say about you?

    Ha, I guess that when I love something & I fear it's getting discontinued, the hoarder comes out.

    In the case of 31 Rue Cambon EdT - my 200 ml is about to be opened, so it isn't a back up anymore,...
  65. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    *poodlepoodlepoodle*
  66. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    You're right! I rectified the situation. And yes, I hope Dr. E is one a 2 week bender having the time of her life.
  67. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    I thought I'd do a final roundup/ranking of my thoughts on this house:

    Iris Perle - My favourite, it's going on the wish list. I enjoy this fresh green iris/dusty yellow mimosa hybrid very much...
  68. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    Me neither, but I do get the reference to BV. I find that one prunish, a tad dusty, and a bit off putting though, I like CdC better because it's more of an apricot/leather. On the second wearing the...
  69. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    The last one of the bunch (I don't have the Escale's), Fougere Emeraude, had me stumped for a bit, it's a fougere, yet I kind of like it? I think? What's happening? Am I smelling flowers?

    After...
  70. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    Haha, everlasting gobstopper indeed! I'm going to be using that one, with your permission Cook.bot! And LiveJazz, is it something you have gotten used to by repeated exposure? In that case there may...
  71. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    Ah, I think I have a sample of that one somewhere, but I can't remember much about it. I'll dig it up to see if it produces the same experience for me. That's a fairly musky number as well, isn't it?...
  72. Re: Perfume Junky Backup Bottle Boasting Thread

    I have 2 100 ml back up bottles Safran Troublant. In my defence, they were cheap and I like to spray liberally with this one. I also have 1 200 ml bottle of 31 Rue Cambon EdT, but that one I'm going...
  73. Replies
    47
    Views
    2,391

    Re: SOTD, etc. Threads

    Oh my, are there people worried about their post count? Why?!

    To answer the original questions, I don't post in these threads, precisely because there are so many, and I feel some of them are...
  74. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    We all appear to be of one mind regarding these musk scents, it's just a matter of whether or not you like the slight sensory depravation experience they provide. I know I prefer these types of...
  75. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    Musc de Sables I want to like these types of scents, and I keep trying them, but in the end they never seem to work for me. I'd classify this in the same category as Heeley's Blanc Poudrée, Malle's...
  76. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    Interesting that you get peachy candy, while Claire V mentions fruity shampoo, and I seem to get dried fruits. It seems the fruit aspect of this scent is perceived differently by different people, I...
  77. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    I can be short about Rose de Jamal: that's a big fat no for me. Which is a shame, as I love rose scents and this one started promising; a juicy, high pitched, fresh rose accord, acidic, but not in...
  78. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    Haaaa yes! Tomorrow is the day, I'm so happy for you! Vintage No.19 seems like the perfect green companion to wear during this momentous occasion. I'l be rooting for you from my couch tomorrow, I...
  79. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    I liked it. I'm not a straight up citrus wearer; I like the scent of oranges, but I tend to find citrus scents a bit boring to wear all day. What I enjoy about this one is that it has some...
  80. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    I discovered that I also have a sample of Chypre Azural, so I wore that today.

    A chypre, this is not. Instead, it is an orange scent that zips through many phases from its bright and bitter start...
  81. Replies
    82
    Views
    5,005

    Re: cult faves you loathe

    Whoa! Finally someone who understands, I feel so validated! I ordered a sample set because of the glowing reviews by people whose tastes I usually agree with, but Sex and the Sea is one of the worst...
  82. Replies
    82
    Views
    5,005

    Re: cult faves you loathe

    * double post
  83. Re: New and looking for classic perfume recommendations.

    Welcome SpriteLily!

    I am not a great lover of gourmands, but there are a few vanillas I'm partial to:

    Tihota by Induit - as others have said, a very realistic, sweet vanilla that never goes...
  84. Replies
    82
    Views
    5,005

    Re: cult faves you loathe

    I completely agree on this one; it started out promising and then WHAM! I got hit in the face by an enormous dose of scratchy woods, I felt so betrayed.

    I also have a problem with L'Air du Desert...
  85. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    I'll email the company to see what's up with the delivery.

    For now, I can add my thoughts on Iris Perle, which I'm wearing again today. I like it a lot for its complexity. It's a bit of a shape...
  86. Replies
    258
    Views
    31,498

    Re: Sample Pass and Testing -- Les Indémodables

    I've ordered a sample set as well a few weeks ago, but I haven't received it yet... So far I've only tried Iris Perle and I was very impressed.
  87. Re: Memory Lane: your top 5 from your high school days

    heyyy, me too!

    In chronological order, I wore:

    Impulse body spray of some heavy oriental persuasion
    No. 5 EdT
    YSL Basbydoll
  88. Replies
    323
    Views
    42,086

    Re: Organising my 'wardrobe'

    Hi E, you're back, hooray! I also just tried a scent by this house, which I had never heard about, and was pleasantly surprised. Iris Perle is a powdery, moody floral-on-the-turn that reminds me of a...
  89. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    I'm thinking neroli for you, Cap Neroli by Nicolaï for example.
  90. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    It's been a while since I've dipped into this thread, let's see... What would you pick for me?

    141978
  91. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    I'm seeing Heeley Sel Marin for you!
  92. Replies
    1,401
    Views
    174,533

    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    The funny thing is, I can't really remember what it smelled like (I only tried it once), but I remember being mesmerised by it for the entire day I tested it. So it will be a bit of a surprise when...
  93. Re: Most important contemporary perfumers, and their most significant work/s...

    I decided to take a data driven approach. Based on my wardrobe, the top 5 is as follows:

    Geza Schoen and Linda Pilkington - Qi, Tsarina, Frangipani,Ormonde Woman and Orris Noir
    Jaques Polge -...
  94. Replies
    1,401
    Views
    174,533

    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    Ahh, finally I managed to get my hands on a decant of Flora & Fauna, by way of Ecuación Natural, and threw in a decant of Chypre Siam for good measure. I haven't been able to get F&F out of my head...
  95. Re: Hermes Caleche Parfum: The old friend I never knew I had

    Ha, this thread makes me realise I have never tried Caleche, how is that possible?! I, too, am a big fan of No. 5 (especially vintage), vintage Madame Rochas and Amouage Gold, but I can't give you...
  96. Re: Calling out Starblind (Diaghilev vs 31 Rue Cambon)

    I would also call 31 and Diaghilev distant relatives, as in they are both chypres with a classical feel. I far prefer the Chanel, though, but I find the EdP to be a disappointing remake of the...
  97. Replies
    2,126
    Views
    150,883

    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    I have Lys Mediterranée, Lys 41, Philosykos, Sycomore, and Qi that would fit the bill. It's probably going to be Qi.
  98. Replies
    2,126
    Views
    150,883

    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Hmm, tranquility, I could use some of that! There are different scents that I find calming and/or give me a sense of tranquility. Some are more cozy (Chanel Bois des Iles) and others are more...
  99. Replies
    641
    Views
    116,436

    Re: Today I Finished...

    Another Chanel Les Exclusifs EdT bit the dust today as I finished my second decant of Bois des Iles. I need to check out the EdP version, I seem to remember Bois des Iles was one of the ones that...
  100. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,041

    Re: New Chanel No. 5 Ad

    I don't mind it too much, but I thing the whole think looks a bit tired, like the creatives whipped it up on autopilot. It would be refreshing to see a fragrance commercial that takes a different...
Results 1 to 100 of 500
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4



Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000