Fumidus by Profumum Roma
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7.6 / 1072 Ratings
Fumidus is a popular perfume by Profumum Roma for women and men and was released in 1996. The scent is woody-smoky. The longevity is above-average. It is still available to purchase.
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Fragrance Notes

Smoked birch woodSmoked birch wood VetiverVetiver

Ratings

Scent

7.672 Ratings

Longevity

8.561 Ratings

Sillage

7.758 Ratings

Bottle

8.159 Ratings
Submitted by DirkDS, last update on 14.07.2022.
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6.5
Scent
8
Longevity
6
Sillage
7
Bottle
5
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Kyrabi

38 Reviews
Kyrabi
Kyrabi
   1  
not bad...
The whiskey disappears after a while, as it should be, so the main note of birch tar emanates with its typically smoky and vaguely barbeque scent. It goes well with vetiver, also of a smoky and earthy type, but round and without edges. It is a beautiful perfume, which in terms of "vibes" can almost be associated with Terroni (very different, however, from the olfactory point of view, mind you) and which recalls, due to the birch, Bois d'Ascese (which I prefer, for mere personal taste). Nice scent, definitely suited to a cold, very cold climate on my nose. Masculine, very masculine, at least according to my concept of masculine perfume, but I would not exclude the use for a woman, indeed ....
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8
Scent
6
Longevity
8
Sillage
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Fhaingeist
Fhaingeist
Very helpful Review    5  
The scratch brush
Reminds me: Fesiaform (disinfectant in the GDR (probably 100% formaldehyde)), caramel, roasted almonds, smoke from burning fresh grass (so lawn, not the expensive from the dealer of your trust), whiskey (lagavulin)

Interesting: the warmer it is at the applied place (e.g. elbow), the sooner I notice the warm, soft caramel notes (also vanilla), in the hair (in my case beard) or on the T-shirt the smoky notes dominate very much and of caramel no trace

Signals: extravagance, self-confidence, egoism (you don't have to care about the people around you if you're wearing it), defensive willingness to engage in conflict without aggressiveness - he sits in an armchair smoking a cigar while his buddy gets his ass kicked, he knows he could intervene and help, but as long as he doesn't have to, he stays in his seat.

Durability: So my skin eats this scent. On the T-shirt he can still be smelled after 2 weeks in the laundry basket (but you rarely stick your head in it). On (my) body it can only be guessed after 2-3 hours and it becomes very fast, very close to the body.

Who do you have to be for this fragrance?: Tamer, Captain, Dictator

Conclusion: An exciting, rather scratchy and certainly not a comfortable fragrance.
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ColinM

516 Reviews
ColinM
ColinM
Helpful Review    3  
Smoky vetiver
Despite its name which may sound “dark” and threatening, Fumidus is actually nothing more than a really mild and mannered salty-smoky vetiver scent. It belongs to the “raw & earthy vetivers” family together with Etro Vetiver and Althunis by Sigilli, still smelling somehow duller than both – or better say, with a slight synthetic-cheap rubber aftertaste that ruins a bit the “wild magic” for me. And overall less “feral & wild” than it may seem at first. Nonetheless it’s a sure must for all raw vetiver fans; it’s salty, smoky, obviously woody with a “burnt” shade, quite dry and also slightly grassy. The smokiness here comes both from vetiver and from something which I guess may be a leather accord (guess it’s the birch note though). Nice, long-lasting and fascinating, but there’s way better for this genre – and the price doesn’t help.

6,5-7/10
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