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M Puredistance for women and men

M Puredistance for women and men
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I have it: 225 I had it: 34 I want it: 277 My signature: 6

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warm spicy
woody
leather
cinnamon
amber
balsamic
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Puredistance M gives the - usually male - wearer the sensation he or she would have inside the new leather interior of a grey Aston Martin: rich, warm and comfortable. And at the same time - deep down inside - a chic, sensual undertone makes the whole experience a truly exciting one.

Puredistance M Perfume was made in London by the Master of Perfume Roja Dove. M is made from a high concentration of perfume oil (25%) and available as a 17.5 ml. perfume spray in a cool metal grey giftbox. M was launched in 2010.

Perfume rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 306 votes.

Perfume Pyramid

Top Notes
Bergamot Amalfi Lemon

Middle Notes
Jasmine Rose Vanilla

Base Notes
Vetiver Patchouli Woodsy Notes French labdanum oak moss Carnation Cinnamon Clove Leather Musk

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This perfume reminds me of  
Bel Ami
42 no yes
Fetish Pour Homme
42 no yes
Kenzo Jungle Homme
4 no yes

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M Fragrance Reviews

ConsumerThis
ConsumerThis

The best masculine scent ever made and roja knew it so he put a ridiculous price on it, and Bc it has expensive ingredients to of course
Yes, it does have a bel ami vibe to it, but this is its big brother with oud. Ten times better in terms of scent and quality and longevity, though I have the vintage formulation and it's a beast mode performer too. Yes. This is worth the coin. I love it!!!!!!
But if you have the vintage beastmode juice from Hermes bel ami I wouldn't get mad at you if you passed. This is worth smelling if you get the chance though either way

Jul
22
2016
amirdoust
amirdoust

Puredistance M: Old school masculine leather fragrance refined to characteristic of the present and even future
There are many leather scents out there, but arguably none of them can come close to M.
M has a certain touch of classy chic that can only be perfected and correctly executed by a talent such as Master Perfumer Roja Dove.
What stands out about M is that although it is a leather scent (a pretty damn good one), it is more than just leather/suede.
M is an Oriental chypre leather based on the foundation of a warm ambery heart, making it not just masculine but very very seductive.
Let’s see how M evolves:
M initiates with a bright fresh and very well crafted blast of Bergamot and Lime (two crucial aspects of classic chypres). While short lived, it gives M a liveliness that even fresh scents may envy.
The top notes don’t hang on for long and M is one of those fragrances that dives straight into its heart... Rose, Jasmin, and Cinnamon and most dominantly: Cumin. Cumin doesn’t give M an animalistic vibe but rather a spicy vibe that adds incredible warmth to the composition.
As M dries down, the leather becomes more and more dominant along with Amber. The two notes above are supported by a very authentic oak moss note, vetiver, vanilla, patchouli, musk. Those who know me know that I am not a fan of vetiver, but the vetiver in M gives it a very smooth "crunchiness" that just effortlessly melts into the heart of M and blends beautifully and highlits the suede to give M a more confident and powerful character (and a certain charisma).
The base as you can probably judge based on the notes is very very masculine.
If James Bond where to have a scent, it would undoubtedly be M.
Ladies don't be afraid to try out M... After all if you flip the letter "M" upside down, you will be left with "W". Although M requires a certain level of fragrance confidence, on the right woman it can be very seductive.
To sum it up: M is an oriental-chypre hybrid based on Leather supported by a sensual ambery backbone perfect for a date night scent. M is the shine of platinum cuff links in the darkness of the midnight hours. M is narcissistic, brave and I cannot stress enough how chic it is. Projection: Above Average and Longevity easily 8+ hours.
Buy it now

Jun
18
2016
pman
pman

Its good but not as great as reviews make it look.
Cumin loaded fragrance with a touch of soft leather and some balsamic notes there are better choices out there for a fraction of the cost.

Jun
08
2016
Siamak
Siamak

يه شاهكار به تمام معنا،بدون شك بهترين كار جناب روژا داو همين عطره،يه رايحه سلطنتي كه با بوي مركباتي خيلي ملايم كه با رايحه ادويه اي تركيبش كرده باشي،ميخك بعد از گذر چند دقيقه به عطر اضافه ميشه كه خيلي خوب حس ميشه نسبت به بقيه روايح من هرموقه اين عطرو ميپوشم خانمم فورا ميگه از اون عطر ميخك به خودت زدي ههههه بعد از مدت كمي رايحه چرم وارد ميشه كه رايحه چرم در اين عطر دودي و خاكي هست بنظر من خلاصه بزاريد يه چيز بگم اين عطرو اگه تست نكنيد هرگز به دستان هنرمند روژا داو پي نخواهي برد هرچي كه شما بگي داخل اين عطر هست بوي چرمي بوي چوبي بوي ادويه اي بوي گلي بوي مركباتي و....(همه اكوردهاي عطر ي تو اين كار حس ميشه)البته اين جمله رو زياد جدي نگيريد چون نميدونستم چه جوري موضوعو انتقال بدم مجبور شدم از اين كلمات استفاده كنم ههههه واماتنها رايحه اي كه يه بچه دو ساله ميتونه اونو حس كنه تو اين عطر زيره هست از اول تا پايان همراه همه روايح حس ميشه ،رايحه سلطنتي و هاي كلاسي داره وجدانا احساس ميكني ميخواي بري سوار (مي باخ) بشي وقت اين عطرو مي پوشي،در ضمن اينم بگم رايحه اين عطر همه پسنده

May
18
2016
amirali0072000
amirali0072000

This is definitely a high class scent.
The base notes are all detectable and intertwined and delicious. especially the man's variant..Very interesting...I love it!
نمونه حهت تست موجوده.طالبین پیام بدهند

Apr
24
2016
Malthus101
Malthus101

Just got the 17.5 off ebay. It's nice but smells exactly the same really as Roja Dove Fetish, so if you are suffering from FOMO over this now out of production scent, get yourself some Fetish and all will be well with the world!

Both are great obviously.

Feb
29
2016
Cochlea
Cochlea

Puredistance M
Wow, this fragrance is absolutely stunning!! This fragrance was inspired by James Bond and the interior of an Aston Martin. It is one of my favorite fragrances from the Puredistance gift set, I can't afford a bottle of this beauty so I hoard the tiny sample.

The opening is a bright bergamot and lemon accord. Right away, I sense the rose, it is very soft, blending with spicy notes, soft patchouli. The rose is still noticeable. I sense a very soft vanilla. The labdanum is deep and rich as I sense wafts of the sexy cinnamon-cloves lingering in the background. The tantalizing cumin is heavy even though I don't see it listed in the pyramid, I sense it on my skin.
The leather is beautiful, elegant dominates on my skin. The leather is on a woody-mossy base. The labdanum, cinnamon are gorgeous supporting the leather.
I am a woman, I think perfume are genderless, I love to wear this intoxicating fragrance. One spray of M is more than enough, I assure you! My skin is super dry, longevity for this fragrance is a little over 10 hours and sillage filled the room for a few hours before becoming still noticeable- arm-length.

Feb
18
2016
K1
K1

I have written a long review here which I erased cause wearing this perfume several times I realized Puredistance M is not a type of fragrance you could discover sufficiently by reading reviews, you better try it and encounter the abilities of an elite nose like Dove.

M unfolds with soil-like freshness, saline herbs, hespridic citrus and floral leather. This mesmerizing opening promises for a plush leathery heart with amber scaffolding.

The heart of M exhibits intoxicating Tuscan Leather's hide plus floral patch (rose and jasmine), cinnamon and labdanum to deliver zest and dept, and cloves and oakmoss to emerge a smoky classic penetrating aura. M is aristocratic smoky leather with bitter spicy green amberosial base. Not a leather-axis perfume, it's about leather.
★★★★

Jan
19
2016
Lucbyrnes
Lucbyrnes

So it's roja dove up to the old tricks. Take a great classic, bump up a few notes and charge a fortune. Guess what? I paid $39 for a 100ml of heritage by guerlain. Heritage is way better. Plus, it's guerlain a idea.

Dec
08
2015
Martin__
Martin__

Although I can't say M is the best leather based fragrance I've smelled, it's surely one of the best (if not THE BEST) fragrances I've smelled in my whole, entire life.

It opens up with subtle floral accord, which doesn't last long and changes into a spicy chypre. Oh, yes, it's spicy as hell. Cinnamon is very potent and vanilla with cloves are in the background. There is also a quite detectable oakmoss note, which is characteristic. And then the star comes in to play its role. Yes, leather here is a star of the show. It's so smooth, so refined, so beautiful!

Longevity is around 14 hours (sometimes more than that), sillage is poor to decent.

That's how beauty smells like.

Nov
08
2015
mohamed badran
mohamed badran

برد الشتاء قارس
و سكون الليل له مهابة الموت
التربص و الملل .. ضيفان ثقيلان لا يبرحان مكانهما في ليالي الشتاء
و أنا أحترم ضيوفي فلا أحب ازعاجهما بأغنية هنا أو حوار هناك
جمال اللحظة في أن تحتفظ بطبيعتها.. لا أن تغير طبيعة الأشياء
الأوراق متناثرة علي المكتب و شاشة الحاسوب تشكل مصدراً إضافياً للضوء و إن كانت تنطفؤ كل خمس دقائق فتفاجؤني في كل مرة فأضغط أحد الأزرار في آلية مقيتة ليبقي الوضع علي ما هو عليه و دون أن يلجأ أحدٌ للقضاء.
كلما حرك الهواء زجاج نافذةٍ أو فتح الجيران باباً تقفز من حقيبة ذكرياتي أوراق الخوف من اللصوص و حكاوي الجن و العفاريت
أسند رأسي علي المكتب علني أغفو دقيقتين استعيد بعدهما نشاطي لأرفعها و قد ساد الظلام ..و البرد
ها هي إذن أسطورة الشتاء تتسيد الموقف
لا أدري كم من الوقت مر قبل أن أنتبه لصوت التينور الثلاثة لوتشيانو بافاروتي و بلاسيندو دومينغو وخوسي كاريراس و هم يتقاطعون بأصواتهم في رائعة فيردي (لادوننا إي موبيل) فكأنما هم الفرسان الثلاثة يؤدون استعراضاً راقصاً بسيوفهم الدقيقة فيفتح المشاهدون أفواههم في كل حركة أو انقضاضة.
أردد الكلمات في فخر و أبهة و كأنني واحدٌ منهم دون أن أفهم معناً لكلمة واحدة
البرودة تزداد. أشعر بالهواء يخترق رئتي كأنها طلقات رصاص. نحن علي ارتفاع ٢٠٠متر من سطح البحر لكن معطفي الجلدي ذو بطانة المنك يحول دون تجمدي.
(هانت)
أهتف في سري و أنا أخرج بطاقة الدعوي علي بوابة قصر "نويشفانشتاين" الأثري المهيب و صوت التينور الثلاثة يعلو من قاعة المغنيين كلما اقتربت
ما إن عبرت البوابة الأسطورية حتي أبهرتني التشكيلات النباتية لحديقة القصر التاريخي العتيق . و كأنها كتائب حربية قد تراصت شاهرة أريجها في وجهي محاولة ً السيطرة علي المشهد و منعي من تخطيها كما فعل الزائرون قبلي.
أشجار الليمون و البرغموت يطلون في هيبة ملكية تليق بالحديقة و بالقصر علي الورود و الياسمين و الفانيلا . جاهدت نفسي حتي أتخلي عن سطوة الحديقة و ما فرضته علي من وقوف . أخشي أن أفوت ختام بافاروتي لهذه المقطوعة فيفوتني نصف المتعة.
قفزت علي السلالم بما لا يليق بهيبة المكان أملاً في اللحاق و طلباً لبعض الدفء و النشاط.
الحضور في معاطفهم الجلدية البراقة و صمتهم المقدس كأنهم تماثيل من الشمع إلا أن دخان سيجارٍ هنا و التفاتة هناك تعيد الحياة إلي المشهد فيطمئن قلبي أنني لست أحلم.
أحلم ..نعم قد يكون هذا حلماً لكنني أملك مهارة استكماله قبل أن أفيق.
بعض القرفة المحلاة بالعسل و حبتين قرنفل قد تمنحني دفئاً أكثر . لماذا نسيت سيجاري الكوبي الوحيد . لقد ادخرته لهذه الليلة من سنين حتي أبدو في مثل عنجهيتهم. لا بأس.تكفي القرفة في هذا القدح الملكي. لا مجال للقفازات إذن . أحب أن أحتضن القرفة بيدي ..يا الله ..كم هي قاسية برودة الشتاء.
انهي التينور الثلاثة الأمسية ب (نيسان دوريما) و قد أرهقني التصفيق حتي غصت في مقعدي مطلقاً لروحي العنان علها تحاول الإمساك بالوقت فلا يفوت و لا يمضي.
امتدت يدٌ صغيرةٌ باردةٌ تربت علي يدي وجدت "حبيبة" تقف باسمةً و هي تسألني هذا هو العطر الذي طلبته يا أبي؟
و بين يديها تحفة العطور من بيور ديستانس (إم).

Oct
08
2015
Labaloo
Labaloo

It's nice... and I would certainly wear it, but there are similar fragrances by other houses that are just-as-nice (and more-affordable). That being said, I'm surprised to find a note of young patchouli peeking through here- it's almost as if both vintage/aged patch was used with a touch of young patch, those piney/minty topnotes diffused with black pepper, cumin, and birch tar. The effect works and accentuates the leathery vibe, it just surprises me. Or perhaps a 10-year patch was used instead of a luxurious 20? Either way, I'm definitely not on the Roja Dove groupie-list, and think the guy is over-confident of his own work- kind of like a former superstar ending up in Las Vegas as a lounge-singer, full of himself and becoming lazy. Similar effects can be found in SL Ambre Sultan and Arabie, Profumum Roma's Patchouly- or even vintage Organza Indecence...

"Like", but not remarkable enough for a "love".

Sep
28
2015
ahmedgabra
ahmedgabra

لميلان كونديرا الكاتب التشيكى روايه تسمى (The Unbearable Lightness of Being)اى ((خفة الكائن التى لا تحتمل )) وكنت متيما بالاسم لدرجة اننى اظل اردده واعيده كاننى امتصه او ارتشفه و فوجئت ان هناك ترجمه اخرى لعنوان الروايه (( كائن لا تحتمل خفته )) ولكنى لم اتردد فى اظهار الكراهيه لهذا الاسم رغم ان الجملتين تصفان شيئا واحدا .
تذكرت ذلك وانا اجرب للمرة الاولى التحفه العطريه بيور دستانس ام من عينة اهدانيها صديقى د احمد القطان فانتفض داخلى تذكر هيرميس لبيلامى فورا وكانها الترجمه الاخرى لذات الابداع .
نحن امام لوحة فنية متباينة الملامح مترعه بالالوان ممزوجة بدقه حيث يبدا العطر كيفما تراه انت ...قد تتجاوز الافتتاحيه الحمضيه التى تنتهى بعد دقائق و تغرق فى الجلد الذى يصحبك للنهايه وتدخل باقى النوتات لتؤدى دورا مثل كومبارس المسرح وهذا وحده هو ما يمنح هذا العطر تفرده لانه متعدد الوجوه ...ستحكم عليه للوهلة الاولى انه عطر جلدى وسيذكرك ببرفيوم دو امباير جلود العثمانيين فتاتى القرفه والقرنفل لتحيلك للعطور التابليه الثقيله وتتذكر هيرتاج .
مايميز هذا العطر ايضا عدم احتواؤه على الروائح الحيوانيه كالقستوس والسيفيت رغبة فى الثبات بل ان صانعه اعتمد على التركيز العالى للمكونات 25 بالمئه واعتمد على الجلود لاعطاء العطر ثقلا وعمقا .
سيقفز السؤال المعتاد ..هل يستحق سعره ؟؟ هل ستشتريه انت ؟؟
بالنسبة لى ارى ان هيرميس بيلامى هو اقرب ما يكون لعطرنا هذا وسيظل على يديك وملابسك يذكرك بنفسه و يلومك على انك اضعت نقودك فى العلبة الفاخرة والبروباجندا ..لكن على الضفة الاخرى ستجد من يقول ان عطرا مكثفا كبيوردستانس ام تكفيك منه رشتين على ملابسك لتكون ملكا متوجا وتتحرك كأمير ويذكرك بخفة الكائن التى لا تحتمل.

Sep
16
2015
steve0580
steve0580

I disagree completely about the comparison to Gucci Pour Homme 2003. There is no discernable resemblance to it.

It does have a bit of spice to it but it's certainly not too spicy. The cumin note seems more identifiable than the cinnamon and they work very well together, as opposed to something like the cumin heavy Amouage Opus VII, which can be a bit overpowering to some. I'd go so far as to say that the spice is just right.

The leather effect does come through nicely but it's more subtle than heavy. It's blended well enough that the note is more of a background player than a dominant forefront. To illustrate it further, I'd say that it's 60/40 spice to leather.

It's rare that a fragrance contains amber and I'm not able to pick it up but in this fragrance, I honestly can't pick up the amber or the balsamic.

Initially, I was torn between ordering the 17.5 ml size or the 60ml. Since I sampled this fragrance before buying it and it was so expensive, I decided to buy the 60ml, since the difference in price was only $132 more. The most surprising thing about the 60ml bottle was how heavy it was and how big it seems. It makes some 100ml bottles look small.

The packaging was very nice, complete with box, signed interior and bow.

10/10 - Excellent fragrance and I sure as hell wouldn't have spent this much on a fragrance if I didn't think it was a 10.

Jul
09
2015
NickZee
NickZee

Not much to add below other than to emphasise the importance of "less is more" with this fragrance. People saying this is very spicy are probably over applying. 1 small spray will have it smelling like a parfum version of Gucci Pour Homme 2003.

Jun
15
2015
supercrip
supercrip

Just received my order or Puredistance M and the sample set. M is a very masculine frag that provides real bang for the buck. Great sillage (12+ hours) and projection (2-3 feet). Two sprays is more than enough. M opens up with animalic leather, dry spices (cumin), and a blast of lime. The lime subsides after 10-15 minutes leaving cumin/leather with peppery vanilla. Maybe a little musk.

I've also tried Black which is somewhat similar to M. It shares the same leather and spice base, but more of a boozy citrus/floral projection. Black would do well in warmer temps. I would think that (carefully) layering M and Black would produce something amazing.

I should give kudos to Nele over at Puredistance for her super responsive customer service. She went above and beyond to make sure that I received my order without delay. Thanks Nele!

May
12
2015
Lucbyrnes
Lucbyrnes

I get ALOT of cumin. Makes me feel uncomfortable. Pass.

Mar
12
2015
GenuineR30
GenuineR30

This stuff smells, literally, just like Roja Dove Parfumes fetish, which makes sense because he also concocted Puredistance M before he started his own fragrance line. I sampled fetish and Puredistance M side by side and they are pretty much the same. In my description of Roja's fetish fragrance I call it, "great stink" or in Puredistance M's case I'll call it "sweet stink". This fragrance is very appealing but yet off putting at times. The right person with the right body chemistry could make this stuff smell amazing. If you like animalic scents and sweet scents then this could be a winner for you.

I tried this on test trips the first time and I swear the projection is amazing. If you walked into a room, people will smell you and the question then becomes - will they like it? It can turn people on as easy as it can turn some people off. This is a risky scent for me personally. I wouldn't blind by this but I can honestly say its very well blended like all of Roja Dove's fragrances.

From start to finish its almost like a beaver went to a Turkish bath and came out smelling damn good. Its a bizarre description but its almost what its like. Put it this way, when the beaver leaves the bath he'll be the best smelling beaver around but he'll still smell like a beaver. This is something a lumberjack would wear if he was going out with his lady... I say "his lady" because she could've easily never became his lady if he wore this on their first date.

My advice to the wear of this scent is wear it during colder months. Try it before you buy it.

Longevity 10/10 - careful with this stuff its potent
Projection 10/10 - people will know you entered the room
All-day scent
Fall and winter, colder months

Feb
06
2015
jeffwithfrags
jeffwithfrags

Puredistance M contains a *lot of cumin - 1st seconds are the effects of straight up the fresh spice grains, giving a curried-rice vibe, or vegetarian curry!

But it wasn't this I wasn't fond of, when done with a light hand I love a good pinch of cumin.

It's the gnarly brashness in general that I don't really like; the sheer strength I can easily handle but I'm not sure if it's the leather or cumin or both at top that's giving it. I can definitely detect leather at top however and this strikes me as more weird than any cumin, especially when the top notes list 'lemon' and leather at the base!

Anyway, enough of my Niche spikyness. While this opening is no where as subtle as the one in Rose 31, it's very high Quality and actually almost wearable even for people who may be scared.

However sometimes (Ok, I'm being too nice) - occasionally, it's also less brash and comes out like rugged, yet refined (cured maybe I'm not so sure on the technical term of processing fine leathers) leather alongside rich tones of amber and drop of lemon.

The 1 thing I certainly love is the sheer strength of it, Extrait is the level that certainly suits me. EDP for me is a bit too weak even! But this is nice, bold and strong.

But I'm still certainly not convince at least by this example that Mr Dove is a 'Master Blender'!!

Really? Even I would have commissioned less cumin into the blend,, and it's easy to smell that had it had less of the spice, the warmer cinnamon and rose notes would have made the whole introduction much more friendly and inviting.

It's sad because underneath the cumin (clove?) bomb I get very regal tones,, rich sweet tones of high Class suede/leather, hints of sweet spice and ambery riches and smooth accords of rose/vanilla (or it could be a sweet labdanum) and a hit of spicy greens (oakmoss?)

I just wished for a much more conventional citrus lemon/rose start to knock down the cumin, then it could have been perfect.

Why the such odd start? Did the World famous double Agent Bond want to get his hidden curry-fetish on before actually appearing to have applied a perfume?? Weird, and illogical.

Nonetheless, at it's outrageous price, I'm not going to show too much love-loss!

One maybe to admire and test rather than wear for me.

Still pretty disappointing but a sleeping giant of a scent for the right person or leather lovers.

Scent: 7/10.
Quality: 10/10.

Jan
22
2015
rossyegio5
rossyegio5

Opulentissimo, avvolgentissimo cuoio/cannella senza fine. Persistenza 48 ore, sillage importante.
Il profumo è molto costoso ma bastano veramente pochissime gocce (dosi omeopatiche),considerata la potenza, per profumare se stessi e lasciare una vera e propria scia...
Bellissimo per chi ama i cuoiati.
Sulla linea di Eau d'Hermes, che ha un tocco di freschezza e leggerezza in più.
Può diventare opprimente.
Più maschile.

Dec
11
2014
Cassiano
Cassiano

This Pure Parfum Extrait, sold in 25% of Perfume Oil concentration, was released in 2010, inspired by one of the cars used by the 007 Agent, the Aston Martin. The creator was the perfumer Roja Dove and the objective was to convey sophistication, excitement and danger.

It combines notes of bergamot and lemon, on the output, followed by notes of rose and Jasmine, in the heart, ending with a complex background of cinnamon, patchouli, mosses, labdanum, vetiver, vanilla, musk and leather.

Once applied on the skin, it's like a punch in an action scene of James Bond movies. Bergamot and lemon? Where? Just a whiff of the rose and, immediately, the opulence of the base notes. It's like if the fragrance was made only by the existing notes at the base of the olfactory pyramid.

The patchouli manages to be bitter and creamy at the same time. The labdanum reinforces, even more, the aroma of leather. After about 1 hour of its application, it is possible to notice some of the nuances of musk. And when you realize that the evolution has come to an end, the result is a mildly incensed aroma, which can also tends to amber, depending on the skin.

Puredistance M is masculine and mysterious. Translates the universe of James Bond, along with the mystery of the "M” character, played by Judi Dench. Definitely, M is a "Must have"!

Aug
08
2014
Kain
Kain

I believe I hit the jackpot! if you want something serious and manly this one worth at least trying!
The opening of this fragrance is a bitter spicy scent mixed with leather note.
The spices are heavy and they do have a very dry and wild feeling. lots of cumin, lots of nutmeg, lots of clove that they all together creating brutal spicy and kind of peppery scent.
The leather note does not smell smoky. it's like the smell of a piece of leather in the middle of the desert in a hot summery day! very dry and slightly animalic.

In the mid I'm getting again heavy dry spices and a little stronger leather (still not smoky but it's animalic) notes but now there is some sweetness and some carnation flower beside it that gives the scent an elegant and slightly powdery feeling.

In the base those heavy spices and the leather note all settle down and the scent gets slightly sweeter. the base is a creamy sweet vanilla and musk plus soft spices specially cinnamon and some leather mostly in the background.
Performance of this fragrance is awesome. projection is strong and longevity is around 10-12 hours on my skin. there is nothing girly here. masculine all the way through.

یکی از جدی ترین و خشن ترین عطرهایی که تست کردم به طور حتم اینه. یه عطر مردانه به معنای واقعی کلمه
رایحه ابتدایی این عطر با بوی بسیا قوی و تلخ رایحه های ادویه ای و بوی مشخص چرم شروع میشه
رایحه ادویه ای حس گرم و خیلی خشک و جدی داره. ترکیب دز قوی رایحه های زیره، جوز هندی و میخک یه بوی تند و تیز فلفلی و ادویه ای بوجود آوردن که اصلا با کسی شوخی نداره! رایحه چرم اصلا حس دودی نداره. بوش جوریه که انگار برداشته باشین یه تیکه چرم رو تو یه ظهر گرم تابستونی گذاشته باشین جلوی آفتاب و بعد از چند ساعت بردارین بوش کنین. یه بوی گرم و خشک و تلخ چرم که حس ملایم حیوانی هم داره

با گذر زمان و تو رایحه میانی رایحه قوی با حس خشک ادویه ها همچنان تقریبا با همون قدرت به مشام میرسن و رایحه چرم کمی قویتر شده. البته بازم همچنان اون حالت خشک و تلخ و کمی حیوانی خودشو داره و اصلا دودی نمیشه
در کنار اینا تو این مرحله کمی رایحه های ضعیف شیرین و مقدار کمی هم رایحه گل شمعدانی به عطر اضافه میشه که حس بسیار جذاب و شیک و کمی پودری به عطر میده

تو رایحه پایه رایحه قوی ادویه ای و چرم تا حد زیادی آروم میشن و حالا بوی عطر کمی شیرین تر میشه. رایحه پایه بوی نیمه شیرین و خامه ای وانیل و مشک هست که مقدار کمی چرم و ادویه جات خصوصا دارچین اونو همراهی میکنن
در مجموع بوی عطر خشن و مردانه اس و با وجود اینکه این عطر یونیسکس عنوان شده شخصا چیز زنانه ای در اون نمیبینم
پخش بوی خیلی خوب و نسبتا قوی داره و ماندگاریش هم بین 10-12 ساعت روی پوست هست
کار خیلی خوبیه

Jul
31
2014
Colin Maillard
Colin Maillard

The opening is marvelous, clear, sharp, amazingly elegant and cozy. I detect patchouli, aromatic woods, cedar, vetiver, a floral accord, sweet resinous spices, cinnamon, a gorgeous leather note (soft like suede, initially) with a bold talcum-soft feel. All is aerial and dimensional, almost geometrical, at the same time plushy, silky and mellow. A lot of suggestions and images come to mind, there's an oriental vein blended with a totally contemporary Western personality. Quite complex and textured, really compact, just smelling beautiful and great like Fetish pour Homme, and also quite on the same "concept" too: basically, a renovated, modern "masculine classic", with some nostalgic fougère/chypre accords blended with a new and more modern sensibility. A tight and harmonic scent full of nuances you feel better in the sillage than on skin. What I like the most is an irresistible accord of leather, flowers (jasmine?), delicate woods (cashmeran, cedar?) and spices blended with a talcum-balsamic accord, something that just captivates me I don't know why precisely... like those scents you link to people you love, or loved. So distinguished and majestic, without being "opulent". As minutes pass a talcum cloud emerges and "explodes" in all its dreamy and narcotic dustiness, and again, a symphony of nuances, mellow woods, flowers, leather. Then it all starts to dry and the bone-structure emerges more clearly, which I said, it's quite a classic fougère/chypre texture, incredibly sophisticated, soft, mossy and velvety. As many other reviewers already noticed, a couple of scents come to mind at this point, two legendary scents to which this one almost sounds like a "tribute": Moschino pour Homme and Bel Ami. The leather accord with a talcum/floral "gentleness" is one of the best I've ever smelled, it smells really perfectly. The drydown is great as well, more bitter and dry, but well balanced, and doesn't reveal the sadly-too-usual safraleine cheapness (burnt rubber). Utter elegance. The quality is uncompromising and really high, of both materials and composition. Still, the price is completely insane and megalomaniac, and not in a way that I'd say "... but it's worth it". It's not, it's great and stuff, but it's not worth that cost. Just grab a sample and try it, then enjoy the hundreds of equally good (or better) fragrances around.

8/10

Jun
13
2014
scentedtreasures8
scentedtreasures8

This stuff is growing on me.Originally,i didn't like it much,until I realised that less is definitely more with this scent.I sprayed once this morning on my wrist and that was the trick.If I spray any more it is so strong that I cant smell the changes to this,but with 1 spray,i can smell everything from beginning to end.The citrus and rose,a very nice patchouli and the leather doesn't take over this fragrance with minimal use.Try it like this and you will really smell the difference

Jun
04
2014
CaliDude
CaliDude

A nice scent, but reminds me too much of Hermes Bel Ami. Sample both prior to making your purchase.

May
11
2014
Sunduri
Sunduri

Reminds me of Black Orchid + leather + cinnamon + smoke. I like it and would buy a FB if it weren't so prohibitively expensive.

May
06
2014
gerry.madoni
gerry.madoni

When all the exalting and kneeling at the alter of Puredistance M has stopped for the night, get over to Perry Ellis M for men . One will be pleasantly surprised the cheaper M and may even like it more. I just wonder to myself if Puredistance took any design cues from Perry Ellis ?. Cinnamon is very prominent and a leading player in both scents. Just saying ok .

Feb
15
2014
Q80
Q80

it's a good strong perfume, but honestly 300$+ for 60ml of this is too much. i'd pay for this perfume around 150$ max for 100 Ml, other than this i personally see it too much of a normal perfume like this one

Feb
15
2014
yvashche
yvashche

I had to laugh, Taskphorce, that you think I would "make up" the fact that M doesn't last on me. What do I seek to gain, some type of fame for defaming perfumes? I have tried M many times by now and no, it does not last on me. That's just how perfume works: it lasts on some and loses power on others. As for the sample being fake, I received it directly from Puredistance.

Jan
23
2014
leathermountain
leathermountain

After a leather-rose opening, it settles down into a lovely rose-oud or rose-patchouli thing. It is not original. It is not superior to its competition. There is no reason to buy this. You could purchase four superb perfumes in any olfactory category for the same money. Or you could blow the cash on this one, and help to inflate the ridiculous price bubble we see in niche perfumes. I'd rather support a perfume house whose product makes a bigger impression than does its price.

Jan
10
2014
Taskphorce
Taskphorce

Dear poster below Yvashche:
I am sorry, I had to comment on your comment. I can't think of another fragrance that has as much tenacity as Puredistance M. I am absolutely certain you received a fake decant or you are simply making up the statement that this doesn't last on your skin. It is impossible! 25% perfumed oil!

Jan
02
2014
yvashche
yvashche

What is going on with me and Puredistance? Out of all the fragrances, I only liked M and even that is not long lasting enough to warrant anything bigger than a sample.

Dec
14
2013
BlueMoon
BlueMoon

LEATHER AWOL

Where's the leather? Did someone switch out the leather in my sample with incense?

The opening was strong smokey incense with a dab of citrus. Nothing wrong with that. (Except if you're expecting leather.)

After an hour or so - the dry down balances a nice blend of floral, cinnamon, citrus, and musk. (Smokey incense left the building with the supposed leather.)

I was expecting the opening to be similar to Knize Sec (which does have the leather note present). However, the dry down of Puredistance M and Knize Sec are similar to my nose.

Like Knize Sec, the dry down turns up a sour note on my skin. This is a common problem for me with citrus (and sometimes musk) - so don't let that deter you from sampling.

Nov
19
2013
Taskphorce
Taskphorce

Do not underestimate this juice. It is highly potent and one (maybe two) sprays is suffice. Words cannot describe the intensity of this fragrance. Personally, I am reminded of burning cedar and tanned leather with a dab of patchouli. Before I looked at the notes, I would've never guessed that there is citrus and cinnamon but now looking back, it is obvious. My first impression was that this fragrance resembled smoldering wood but I think it's the fierce cinnamon, citrus, and leather notes clashing that produce the sharpness and density. Puredistance M is as Masculine as it gets. This is not a feminine in any way and any attempt to persuade me that it is would be frivolous. Two sprays to my shirt remained there for a solid 7 days and I expect that after I remove the shirt from the wash machine, the fragrance will be detectable. The dry down is where this fragrance mellows out and becomes slightly more aromatic and warm spicy. At this point, vanilla fades into the picture. I cannot find anything wrong with this fragrance other than the price tag but nonetheless I am going to fetch a 60ml bottle and this should last me.......a lifetime.

Oct
10
2013
ThatMakesScents
ThatMakesScents

I really like this.

A coffee'd leather almost wanting to say bitter dark chocolate but cocoa is not listed as a note.

The leather is smooth like the inside of a new luxury car.

This is what I thought Tom ford Tuscan Leather would ( or should) smell like.

It's an extrait so longevity and projection are decent BUT I really don't think I would pay such a high price for this juice. It's really nice and without a doubt luxurious but I don't need this.

Aug
26
2013
williamvargas
williamvargas

this is a great scent, I just think for the money I would prefer to go bel ami myself.. but still does not take anything away from this. just looking at value. if you like this one and have not sampled bel ami..try that and see. they are both excellent and to me accomplish the same sort of vibe.

Aug
16
2013
kizz_man
kizz_man

I try this one Reminds me of x from clive Christian.

Aug
15
2013
jhitt793
jhitt793

Smokey, leathery, sweet, floral and spicy all at the same time. There are so many clashing notes in this fragrance that it never hits a harmonizing accord for me. Conjured up memory of a symphonic orchestra tuning their instruments just before beginning a concert. Harsh, out of tune and headache inducing.

Leather
Smokey (oakmoss, patchouli)
Sweet (vanilla)
Floral (jasmine, rose)
Spicy (Cinnamon, clove)

It seems as though the perfumer couldn't make up his mind as to what type/genre of fragrance he wanted to make, so he decided upon making in all in one. (52)

Aug
02
2013
fuckoff123
fuckoff123

If i would compare PD M to Tuscan Leather, to me it does not stick out with same sharpness as TL and is less sweetish-fruity. I would call this fragrance gentle, classy, masculine and definitely mature. Something i would wear with a classy set of cloth and a pair of nice shoes.

Jul
30
2013
mahmoudelmowafy99
mahmoudelmowafy99

Simply for me this is the KING of men fragrances

Jul
29
2013
Explorador
Explorador

Nice perfume, although smells pretty much lime Amouage Silver, maybe a little softer, but even more expensive than the anything but cheap Omani house. I never thought I would say an Amouage is cheap in comparison to any other perfume, but I have to. M is a very nice perfume, but way too expensive for what it is.

Jun
21
2013
buddy m
buddy m

The M in Pure Distance stands for:

Marvelous

Money

Magnificent

Masculine

Majestic

Million bucks

Moving

Magnetic

Magical

Manley

Memorable

Musical

Mighty

Miraculous

It's the best!

May
27
2013
alexis_lomakin
alexis_lomakin

Strange...I've seen that face before... (Libertango). The same kind of feeling I experience about this fragrance. Conclusion: Nothing special. Roja Dove is reinventing the wheel, sorry.

May
05
2013
raw umber
raw umber

M by Puredistance is a cowboy.

M starts off with sweet and salty leather, and warm smoky spices. There is an earthiness which smells like freshly cured leather and vetiver.

The color of the leather pulses like a neutron star in the night. At times, the leather is sweeter and spicier with carnation, cinnamon and labdanum, at times it is more earthy and green with oakmoss, rose, vetiver and patchouli.

M is potent, unified yet multi-faceted, and unforgiving. It projects over the river and through the woods, and it lasts all the way to grandmother's house. Look out, grandma! The wolf is on his way.

M is a dark, masculine, and seductive character who is known by a letter instead of his full name; that is the gravitas of his mysterious, alluring personality.

Spicy sweet, smoky, salty, earthy, LEATHER.
The florals add to the incense quality of the spices, but all in all this is a leather-centered fragrance. Where would a cowboy be without his cows?

I would ride off into the Sunset smelling this on my skin. If only fairy tales were real.

Mar
13
2013
tymanski
tymanski

I was really excited to try this and when I got the chance I was......so disappointed. I found this to be more about spice (esp. cinnamon) and thick tannic leather with no chypre elements. I gave it time to dvelop but in the end I had to scrub. A cloying mess to my nose

Feb
20
2013
Logos1959
Logos1959

Pure Distance M....what can I possibly say? Honestly....I don't like it at all. There's something in the composition that doesn't match. But I can not put my finger on it.
To my humble opinion mr Roja Dove is at present days one of the best "noses" in the world, and I do have several fragrances of his hand, but this one is a mismatch to me.

Nov
14
2012
lovesupreme
lovesupreme

Just get Hermes Bel Ami, and pocket the extra cash!

Sep
07
2012
d04m022011
d04m022011

Company has core expertise in marketing to promote its brand. Highly refined and glamorous products that are not sold in my country. Congratulations to the team and creators of desiners Puredistance, the refinement and good taste.

Jun
22
2012
Fábio Condé
Fábio Condé

Opens slightly citric and already disappears in seconds, and is very strong and a bit stuffy, the intense spices. Do not believe the floral tone is the opening and these spices, especially cinnamon and clove are in the background. It starts at the opening to the heart, and they appear pretty intense with moss, giving a more formal tone. The base with a comfortable leather, brings me to a Bentley with that beige leather, mixed with the cinnamon/cloves mainly, and labdanum and patchouli together at the base. Artwork in my opinion.

Apr
23
2012
Grottola
Grottola

I forget where I read this, but I remember reading that Roja Dove said Bel Ami by Hermes was one of his favorite fragrances. Bel Ami is a classic woody-leather chypre in the Halston Z-14 mold, although the current formulation is big on rosewood rather than leather.

Why am I talking about Bel Ami and not M? Well, chances are, Roja Dove (the perfumer for M) probably has access to the formula for Bel Ami, and it shows - Puredistance M is a dead ringer for the vintage (vase bottle) formulation of Bel Ami. All the elements are there; a woody chypre center, resinous sweetness, a plush birch tar leather note, and a subtle yet broad fuzzy/hairy animalic note (probably either costus or castoreum). Other than being a tad more muskier and ever-so-slightly raunchier at the beginning, M is virtually indistinguishable from the vintage Bel Ami, to my nose. The only other difference between the two is that M has a big cinnamon note that lasts through the drydown, as well.

It's not to say that M is a quality fragrance. It's composed with great materials, and lasts a really long time. However, it's way too similar to Bel Ami for me to justify buying any. If you already own or have tried the vintage Bel Ami, then you'll already know what M smells like. Try before you buy.

Jan
31
2012
Jack_Hunter
Jack_Hunter

M opens with a leathery spicy oakmoss with a touch of cummin. Then five minutes later this gorgeous stunning jasmine floral note kicks in like a ray of sunshine peeking out of the clouds. The oakmoss note recedes though I do detect some leather still underpinning it and the beautiful florals start to dominant.

As time moves forward I can detect vanille and the cinnamon weaving in and out of the composition.

As this is a perfume extract it only took a dab to my wrist to get a strong projection though not in a heavy way more light and strong.

The strange thing with this fragrance is different aspect's of it seem to be more prominent depending on the application. I noticed if the scent was dabbed onto my skin the spicy oakmoss leather came to the forefront while the stunning florals and vanille & cinnamon held itself in the background. And visa versa with spraying it onto your skin.

I have too say this fragrance is stunning in the quality of ingredients used especially how the jasmine note is used. Every so often this scent just seems too come together in a perfect harmony of oakmossy spicy leather and the floral vanille cinnamon. When it does the effect to your olfactory senses is one of pure magic.

Aug
31
2011
Dimitris
Dimitris

Today, after a long time trying to find it all over the place, I am wearing M. The first few minutes after spraying it I was somewhat sceptical: there was no lemon, no bergamot - it dived straight into the spicy accords. In fact, apart from the clove and cinnamon smell, I swear I could detect the dirty presence of cumin as well (although not a listed note).

If the sound of it puts you off, just be a little bit patient. 5 minutes later and M becomes what I would describe as a wonderful gourmandy(?) leather chypre. In fact, it is one of the smoothest, more gentle leather notes I have smelled, coming in stark contrast to others in perfumes such as Bandit, Knize Ten and Cuir Mauresque (great perfumes no doubt!). In fact, "gentle" and "balanced" are two good adjectives to describe M and its components - the woody notes, the patchouli, the discreet musky oakmoss.

It was worth the wait and I am seriously contemplating paying the prohibitive price to get my hands on one of those delicate bottles.

Jun
04
2011

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