The questions I am asked the most, in one convenient spot. These answers may be duplicated elsewhere on the blog.
1. Favorite Scent?
2. Favorite Perfume House?
Bond No. 9 New York
3. Favorite Luxury Perfume?
Guerlain Angelique Noir
4. Favorite Budget Perfume?
Aspen for Men (I believe now discontinued)
5. A perfume people would be surprised you like?
6. A perfume people would be surprised you dislike?
Chanel No. 5
7. Favorite Notes?
Bergamot, ylang ylang, cherry, jasmine, metal aldehydes, tobacco, woodsmoke, sandalwood, cedarwood, aquatic aldehydes, amber, dark musk, vanilla, cocoa, blood orange, sweet almond, herbal lavender, tuberose, angelica, mint, galbanum, labdanum, anise, coffee, pink pepper, praline, caramel, Oud, fir, leather, benzoin, patchouli, and opoponax.
8. Disliked Notes?
Frankincense, myrrh, gardenia, white musk, white florals, juniper, coconut, and apple. As you see, I get on with most scents!
9. Favorite indie brand(s)?
DarlingClandestine (my BAE), Solstice Scents, Alkemia Apothecary
10.Recommended from the indie brand(s) general catalogue?
From DarlingClandestine - Inked. But be warned, you will either love it or hate it.
From Solstice Scents - Old Havana (THE best tobacco scent on the market)
From Alkemia - As Dark Things Are Meant to Be Loved (only if you like the notes I've listed as favorites. Otherwise, a safer better is Moroccan Tea.)
11. Recommended Luxury Scents?
Any from Guerlain's L'ART ET LA MATIÈRE; Bond No. 9 Nuits de NoHo; Byredo Bal D'Afrique; CREED Love in Black.