...recently discovered my "gold star" floral notes are Lilies (Stargazer, in particular), Neroli, Freesia. Hawthorne shimmers on my skin. This is very different from what I imagine...
...good performers in my experience are:- Most Jacques Bogart fragrances (both vintage/discontinued and current offerings); for example One Man Show Gold Edition is known to be an extremely good performer, to the point of being annoying to some, I understand.- Most Ted Lapidus fragrances (both vintage... true story.- Sung Homme (current version; I have not tried the vintage, but I cannot imagine it performing worse.)- Some Cuba-Paris offerings; Gold, Prestige, and Royal, in particular. However, be careful with this house. Not all Cubas are known to be good performers; for example, the ones in the... are known to be good performers; for example, the ones in the City Collection and Latin Collection. Also, I have seen remarks that recent batches of Gold, Prestige and Royal are less powerful. I am aware that the packaging has changed, which sometimes may signal reformulations.- A range of others, such...
...to the rose ouds I already have. (Can’t be sure if I found them all. Wish we could search for notes in our collections):1 Million Absolutely Gold - This rose oud is lightened by mandarin, cinnamon, iris and mint. Beautiful, but with no wood it’s not in the same league.Nejma Three - Strong...
...resisting the Arab conquests, she orders Fizur to travel down the Nile to the kingdom of the Black Pharaohs centered at Meroe, said to be rich in gold and have the world’s best metalworkers. She hears it is a land in which queens often reign. When Fizur returns with confirmation of this, and news... joined by Yasmin’s mother, Freni. Initial expenses have been high, but Yasmin can afford precious scents because her father, Ara, has entered the gold trade on the new kingdom’s behalf...