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post #226 of 21239
Ormonde Man - it's getting chilly
post #227 of 21239
I slept in (yay!!!) and left the house in a hurry, such a hurry that I neglected to pore and ponder of the cardboard box that currently stores my vast hoard (not) of fragrances. So I arrived at the office today wearing Lavender deodorant and the remnants of a citrus-scented shave cream.

But, all is not lost! I have in my desk drawer a small vial of New West. No I do not as a matter of course keep cologne in my desk at work, that is maybe a tad womanly, but this was for a road trip months ago and the sample vial got lost in the car until I discovered it a month or so ago. This was at the office, and tidyness has not been a major priority for me. So, it's more a matter of slovenliness than womanliness.

All that to defend a small vial in my desk drawer.
post #228 of 21239
Jean Paul Gaultier Fleur Du Male.

Today will probaly be Narciso Rodriguez for Him.

On another note, I just recently smelled Tom Ford Black Orchid, and im very tempted to purchase a bottle. This stuff smells amazing, I have a small amount on my hand and I can't stop smelling it. I wish Tom Ford for Men was smelled more like this.
post #229 of 21239
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On another note, I just recently smelled Tom Ford Black Orchid, and im very tempted to purchase a bottle. This stuff smells amazing, I have a small amount on my hand and I can't stop smelling it. I wish Tom Ford for Men was smelled more like this.
I had the same reaction/wish. Black Orchid was love at first sniff and then the TF Men was just... blagh. But, I've heard that the TF Men Extreme is actually the version to try; apparently it is much more in line with what everybody was hoping the TF Men regular was like. Of course, it's going to run $125 for 50mls, so I'm not sure if I want to try it THAT bad. When the pricing gets into Malle territory, it has to be stellar to get me to switch teams. Anyway, I'm sporting some Diptyque Philosykos today. Edit: Going out tonight and revisited an old friend, Guerlain's Coriolan. I really love this one, especially when the evening's start to get a little cooler.
post #230 of 21239
Some Creed Royal English Leather today... not the best leather scent I've ever smelled, but a definite classic. The addition of tangerine in the top notes helps to keep things from feeling too dark, musky, and dry.
post #231 of 21239
Jil Sander Sport
post #232 of 21239
Raining like a bastard here today so I decided to try out some new samples I've been collecting. Went with Jo Malone White Jasmine. Not bad. Some of her other men's scents are WAY too feminine without all that mixing shit. One scent is enough to deal with.
post #233 of 21239
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I have a larger sample of Creed Vetiver and its one of the few of theirs I just don't like.
Though Vetiver wasn't appealing when I first received it, it has grown on me since.

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Anyone else here associate their cologne with the place they bought it? So today when I put on the Hermes, I'm transported back to summertime in Scottsdale, Arizona.- Bulgari: Chicago
Besides the place of purchase, for some odd reason I tend to recollect the women that have been around a particular cologne.

Yesterday- Amouage Dia. The graded change from incense to ylang-ylang to leather was perfect for a chilly evening.
post #234 of 21239
Eau Sauvage - Christian Dior
post #235 of 21239
New West, once again, after a Bay Rum weekend. Sure wish it would start acting like Autumn. Went to a soccer game yesterday (Dynamo hosted the Galaxy, hoped Beckham would turn up...no luck) and got clouds and wind, followed by searing heat and bright sunshine, then rain. But I doubt it ever dropped below 85.
post #236 of 21239
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Jil Sander Sport

SoCal, I'm curious to hear your opinion on the Sander fragrances. Obviously, we both share an affinity for the brand, but I find the fragrances really boring and too conventional. I wanted something like Lang's quirkiness (ala Cuiron or EdC), but get typical fresh/detergenty blagh...

The only exception being Background and "feeling man," both of which are discontinued (and even they aren't great). I keep waiting for Jil to come out with something really spectacular... but I've been waiting now for more than a decade.

As for me, today it's Terre d'Hermes. Not my favorite, but it's the only one in my arsenal that ever gets compliments...

Also, Thomas, have you tried Trumper's Bay Rum (or is that the one you are using)? It's pretty interesting and VERY spicy. I'm not using much of mine, I'd be happy to send you some (just email me).
post #237 of 21239
The thing is I am really not that much of a fragrance person. I used to have a ton of fragrances in college because I was living in Santa Barbara and it was the only way I could hold myself over between monthly shopping trips to LA.

I will probably buy the new Jil Sander fragrance Raf has done that should be coming out very soon.
post #238 of 21239
A mixed day today so I went with another sample: Tom Ford Black Orchid Voleur de Fleur. I don't think this one will qualify as unisex like the original did. Very feminine on me. If I had to compare it to something I'd go with L'Artisan's Voleur de Roses but with a more floral component.
post #239 of 21239
D.R. Harris Arlington, it's citrus-lime, not at all heavy and not at all uni-sex ("not that there is anything wrong with that!").....
post #240 of 21239
Mouchir de Monsieur - Guerlain
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