Aromatic Spicy Fragrances

Agonist Liquid Crystal – Barbershop Aroma with a Hint of Incense

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According to the description from their official website, Agonist is “a Nordic fragrance brand launched in November 2008”. Founded by designers Christine Gustafsson and Niclas Lydeen, the selected tagline was excellent (“unique fragrances embraced by handcrafted Swedish glass”), but this is exactly what’s prevented me from even considering a test. Since I found their products […]

Serge Lutens L’Eau Froide – Expect Something Different

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I yearned to sample L’Eau Froide since the mid of November last year, when I read in the news about the upcoming launch from Mr. Lutens. Categorized as an aromatic spicy unisex, L’Eau Froide was introduced that very month as a second fragrance from the L’Eau series (belonging to the export line) with a name […]

Carolina Herrera CH Men Sport – Dedicated to American East Coast

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The London 2012 Olympics (Summer Games, held between July 27 and August 12) has generated a series of sports-inspired masculine fragrances, some of them really worthy and a few quite dull. So, after the interesting Issey Miyake L’Eau d’Issey Pour Homme Sport, Tommy Hilfiger Man Sport, Dolce&Gabbana The One Sport and Chanel Allure Homme Sport […]

Adidas Sport Field – The Active Pleasure

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When I was in my last year of college, there was a colleague in my dorm who was using a fragrance from Adidas, called Sport Field. Taking into account that he could never be the type of man passionate about fragrances, this one from Adidas represented the perfect illustration of the “cologne” (in brackets because […]

Frapin L’Humaniste – A Symbol of Liberty

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Last Friday brought me one interesting conclusions. I tested in this beautiful day 4 perfumes: 2 belonging to the niche line perfumery and 2 from the mainstream perfumes and this proved to be one of those moments in which the conventional fragrances were more persistent compared to their exclusivist rivals. My selection was: Frapin L’Humaniste, […]

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