Scent/Fragrance of the Day thread

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by Dmax, Aug 22, 2007.

  1. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    The top notes are pleasant in a familiar chypre kind of way, but it is something about an hour in that becomes a bit "stuffy" (in an almost literal sense). I don't think it is the classic Guerlain civet(ish) note that gets me a bit in the wrong way, but I'm really not sure what it is just yet.
    Yeah, I swapped away my bottle of Mitsy as well for the same reason: just too formal and French for my tastes. Dane swears that the parfum is miles better and everyone says that the earlier bottles are also better, but I don't want to start the chase just to find out that I still dislike it. For chypre, i already have Chanel PM and that addresses that family quite well.
     


  2. El Argentino

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    Beautiful day, using the last of my Green Irish Tweed sample.

    Actually tried out Davidoff Cool Water yesterday, and to my nose not detecting a ton of difference, so that might save me $200+ dollars in the future.
     


  3. L'Incandescent

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    Muscs Koublai Khan today. I ran out of this, so I haven't worn it in a while. Just got my new supply, and it's every bit as good as I remembered!
     


  4. MyTailorIsRich

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    Ormonde Man for me as well today.
     


  5. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    Sho: this is normal for lots of people and lots of scents. I don't know if you remember Ivan Kipling, but he wore Eau Sauvage all the time - it was his only scent for years, until he eventually became anosmic to it, and had to switch to something else. Just couldn't smell it at all any longer. That's why I rotate them around a bit.

    dam so that means you guys want me to spend mo money on this fragrances ?? [​IMG]
     


  6. Thomas

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    ^^^^ lol. But srsly there's a huge market in splits, partials (decants) and secondary bottles. I think I've paid full retail for a bottle once in the last few years. And, fwiw, I know a few folks who don't mind sharing/swapping samples here and there. Holla.

    BTW, I have a bottle of Hermes Elixir Des Merveilles coming to me from London, since you raved about it earlier.
     


  7. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    ^^^^ lol. But srsly there's a huge market in splits, partials (decants) and secondary bottles. I think I've paid full retail for a bottle once in the last few years. And, fwiw, I know a few folks who don't mind sharing/swapping samples here and there. Holla.

    BTW, I have a bottle of Hermes Elixir Des Merveilles coming to me from London, since you raved about it earlier.


    nice! im not sure if youre a vanilla chocolate orange bomb man, but this is one of the most decadent scents i have ever encountered (at the dept stores).

    i hope you like it. maybe not an everyday application but good in your rotation.

    i hope you wont get [​IMG] after you smell it.
    because i endorsed it[​IMG]
     


  8. MyTailorIsRich

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    The top notes are pleasant in a familiar chypre kind of way, but it is something about an hour in that becomes a bit "stuffy" (in an almost literal sense). I don't think it is the classic Guerlain civet(ish) note that gets me a bit in the wrong way, but I'm really not sure what it is just yet.

    OK, I confess I have only worn it a few times so my experience base is limited. I will have to try it again this weekend and <st>see</st> smell if I smell what you smell.
     


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    It blows. Don't waste your time or money. You're better off with AdP.

    Acqua di Parma? Which one?
     


  10. GreenFrog

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    musc (vanilla) ravageur
     


  11. MyTailorIsRich

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    musc (vanilla) ravageur

    [​IMG]
     


  12. El Argentino

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    Having just gotten my CologneReview split in the mail today, going to bust some Amouage Reflections at my shift tonight.
     


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    Having just gotten my CologneReview split in the mail today, going to bust some Amouage Reflections at my shift tonight.

    I feel ambivalent towards reflection.
     


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    Cuir de Russie today
     


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    With the weather warming up I'm thinking of picking up a light aquatic that you guys love so much. Any recs?

    Aramis New West
     


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