How Do You Smell Today? #4

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  1. vogue28

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    Molton Brown's Coastal Cypress and Sea Fennel.
     
  2. Pricciao

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    Diptyque L'Ombre dans L'Eau + Clean Rain + one pump of Amouage Lyric Man
     
  3. tigerrouge

    tigerrouge don't look down

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    Gucci's Rush, a blast from the past, which I must have bought on sale a long time ago, because I can't remember paying anywhere near the price it retails for today.

    Remind me, Mr Ford, why did you decide to package this as a plastic box? I see the design inspiration is supposed to be a video cassette, but it doesn't really put me in mind of one, and I'm old enough to have owned a Sony Betamax.

    Still, there are far worse bottles to look at than a tiny geometrical slab of bright red plastic.

    I'm such a hoarder across the decades that I still have several of his Youth Dew Amber Nude products, and I think I have two unopened original M7 ones.
     
  4. castorpollux

    castorpollux back in black

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    john varvatos dark rebel
     
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    dolce & gabbana pour homme
     
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    Vivienne Westwood Boudoir Sin Garden + Mancera Cedrat Boise
     
  7. tigerrouge

    tigerrouge don't look down

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    L'Artisan Parfumeur - Bana Banana
     
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    bleu de chanel eau de parfum
     
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    Diptyque - Philosykos (edp)

    If only it would last longer..
     
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    castorpollux back in black

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    Perfume that I designed for myself during the Molinard workshop.
     
  12. tigerrouge

    tigerrouge don't look down

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    Given that I now spend so much time in my own company, choosing what perfume to wear is a chance to introduce some variety into the day... not to mention what gets rediscovered when I go excavating into forgotten corners of storage shelves.

    Holding up well despite the years are two Serge Lutens samples, Cuir Mauresque and Muscs Koublaï Khan, the latter of which was always a disappointment. After reading all the earthy descriptions of musky sweat and leather, when all I get is a sweet, smoky powder.

    I've also made the calculated gamble of buying the Private Blend version of Tom Ford's Beau de Jour instead of the relaunched one in the Signature Line. I never went for it during the time it was out, despite always being drawn to it, and I've regretted it ever since.

    I haven't been able to get near a bottle of the new one to smell it, but after getting YSL Opium pour Homme based on recommendations and hating it, I promised myself that I'd never buy another perfume "sight unseen".
     
  13. fashionista-ta

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    ^ I seem to recall that someone in my dorm in college wore Opium and it smelled great. On me though, it smells like the cheapest drugstore eau :sick: What is it about Opium ...

    In my world, lockdown doesn't call for perfume ... so I just smell clean :innocent: I find scent a bit distracting tbh.
     
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    castorpollux back in black

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    dior_couture1245 Fat Karl

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    Eleventh Hour by Byredo....it's my favorite...totally intoxicating, mysterious, strange and gorgeous.
     

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