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FhaldaraFhaldara   13.07.2015 | Perfumes & Brands

Spring Grass & Lotus

...of the box (black lettering) and Saks Fifth Avenue Spring Grass & Lotus in white at the bottom. The flacon is square cut glass, clear with an ornate gold cap. I'll try to get some pics of it. I'm surprised not to see it listed, its a good quality fragrance - VERY similar to Marc Jacob's Splash Grass...
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Sniff Fest - Learning Chypre

...waves him off. He will not convey pampered weakness in response to her boldness.Yasmin shows no emotion as Prince Nimlot approaches—bare chested, gold bracelets around his ankles and muscled arms, a jeweled collar at his strong neck, a nearly transparent pleated linen skirt not hiding muscled thighs...
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Sniff Fest - Learning Chypre

...of HathorAs the group from the barge comes closer, they see an aristocratic man is in the chair, his eyes heavily lined in black kohl. He wears gold arm and wrists bands, a collar of gems and an intricate headdress. His garment is of fine, nearly transparent linen. Beside him walk two females...
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ScentFanScentFan   20.06.2015 | Perfumes & Brands

Roja Dove - Haute Luxe

...They share several notes. Both are achievements in my opinion — one in musk and the other in, well, ultra expensive luxe. It actually has 24k gold flecks in it.The Roja Dove female fragrance that I liked the most was Inuendo (in the UK; it's called Creation I in the USA). Don't have a sample to...
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FlavoriteFlavorite   03.05.2015 | Miscellaneous

Weekly Scent Discussion #8: Those notes that you rock.

Great Topic!
...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...
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PapaveroPapavero   17.04.2015 | Perfumes & Brands

Scent of the Day

...Cavalli Gold for...
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Iso E Super: inspired invention or chemical horror?

...Either/Or poser: Iso E Super: inspired invention or chemical horror?The aroma chemical Iso E Super is probably best known for striking commercial gold as the strong, dry cedar accord in Jean Claude Elena's creation, "Terre d'Hermes". Elena has also used Iso E in several other Hermes fragrances. I...
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do cheaper scents require more applications?

Re: do cheaper scents require more applications?
...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...
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Ludovica Di Loreto

...you my dear gold!!I'm actually looking for stores interested on my fragrances, not only perfumeries but even concept stores! If someone is interested I'll be more... Donna" is a new favourite of mine. Will your fragrances also be available in perfumeries in Italy or elsewhere in Europe? I really hope so! Baci di "Gold:02624967a1...
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GoldGold   02.02.2015 | Perfumes & Brands

Ludovica Di Loreto

...Donna" is a new favourite of mine. Will your fragrances also be available in perfumeries in Italy or elsewhere in Europe? I really hope so! Baci di "Gold"...
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ScentFanScentFan   01.02.2015 | Miscellaneous

Correlations between perfume and shoes

...a shoe habit that goes beyond DSW sale racks. Once in a long while the designer bug bites me though. Last summer I bought a gorgeous Jimmy Choo gold sandal, so I'm happy for another few years...
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Inside - Trussardi

Replacment for Trussardi inside

...Pink sugar is to strong for me to wear but I tried it 10 years ago maybe now I would be able to accept it. I have no place where I live to test Gold Sugar Aquolina only to order without testing but price is really affordable so I can make a mistake. I am wondering is that scent would be similar to...
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Sniff Fest - Learning Chypre

...her pregnancy is beginning to show, as is her impatience. Her castle’s treasure rooms have also swelled because of her father’s efforts in the gold trade. Today, she, her companion Diba and Freni her mother, can hardly believe their eyes when I appear. "About time!" fumes Yasmin. "Author, are...
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Le Mâle Terrible - Jean Paul Gaultier

How good is Le Male Terrible?

...it quite good for the purpose I have assigned to it, and not the least bit cloying or boring. Obviously, there are better knock-offs, such as Cuba Gold, (in which I find the mint to be more pronounced,) and Fujiyama Gentleman (with more pronounced lavender, to my nose), which do not fall flat on...
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TarTar   04.01.2015 | Miscellaneous

Which were your personal favorites this last year?

...oud, I wore it only once in public, now put it on only at the beginning of the weekend (and it lasts till Monday even with taking shower repeatedly)Gold by Al Haramain - spices and rudeness"Humboldt" by Fueguia 1833 - fresh and strong, unforgottable.Etcetera? Yes, tons of beauties should be written...
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ScentFanScentFan   15.12.2014 | Perfumes & Brands

Sniff Fest - Dior Private Collection

Sniff Fest - Dior Private Collection, 3
...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...
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TriffidTriffid   21.11.2014 | Miscellaneous

Blind Buys - Are you a risk taker? Best + Worst Experiences

...Say, I would not buy an Amouage or Kilian blind but Scentstory´s "24 Gold" might be a candidate to take the risk "Indeed, Pontneuf, I think that, pricewise, most of us have a "sweet spot" where a blind buy is worth the...
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PontNeufPontNeuf   20.11.2014 | Miscellaneous

Blind Buys - Are you a risk taker? Best + Worst Experiences

...that might be a high-risk thing)....depending also on the price of the juice.Say, I would not buy an Amouage or Kilian blind but Scentstory´s "24 Gold" might be a candidate to take the risk...
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Sniff Fest - Learning Chypre

Sniff Fest - Learning Cypre, 2
...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...
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TriffidTriffid   08.08.2014 | Miscellaneous

Dead-ringer fragrances as alternative

...the price. Undoubtedly not as high quality and nuanced but close enough in feel to keep me happy.Was also pretty happy when I tested Amouage "Gold" and discovered it's very similar to VC&A "First" which I already own and is a fraction of the price.However, I really like green chypres, green...
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