elusivek Perfume Wardrobe and Profile

*SWAPPERS - CONUS only. Please scroll down past intro for preferences and swap info~

Swap thread:

I have always loved scents. I think I was born a perfumista, I just didn't realize it until recently :) I am open-minded but I also realize that there are certain notes that I do not like at the moment and that greatly affects my reviews.

When reading my reviews keep in mind that my top 3 things I don't care for are:
Predominantly floral
Strong powder note
Very sweet

Other notes I am also not crazy about:
Lemon (Does not work with my chemistry)
Patchouli (if not done right it smells like dirt to me)
Rose (rose seems to be done to death! It's too common).

What I DO like at the moment is:
Woods (Sandalwood, cedar and pine)
Fruit (that is more a spring/summer preference)

I can deal with floral in small doses but not if it is heavy or sweet. I find that I prefer spring florals like lily of the valley, lilac and antique tea rose. Other than that, it seems to be the light/white florals like jasmine and tiare but the floral in my perfumes should only serve to brighten or highlight, not dominate.

So that's me at the moment, thanks for reading & happy hunting!

My swap thread:

My wardrobe set up.
WANTS are in order from most wanted to least wanted. I am willing to swap for anything in my "want", "favorites", or "love" sections and may also be open for decants/samples from my "test" section.

2ml & under is a decant in a glass vial w wand.
2.5ml to 10ml is a decant in a glass vial w sprayer.
11ml to 30ml is a decant in a glass bottle w sprayer.

**I moved my swap bottles in with my "had" list to keep my "have" list uncluttered.

My swap history/rating - http://www.fragrantica.com/board/viewtopic.php?id=15451

CONUS only

POSITIVE trades or purchases with:
Conifer Lover

* Means multiple swaps

Minniedoe 12/13 - agrees to swap for perfumes she doesn't have in her possession (without informing you of that first), demands professional packaging and labels, wants all sorts of extras but does not send any of her own, does not send when she says she will, and poor communication.

My signature fragrance

Jitterbug DSH Perfumes
My perfume timeline

My favorite fragrances

Kenzo Jungle L'Elephant Vivara (2007) Womanity Mon Precieux Nectar Hermessence Ambre Narguile

Perfumes I Have - (69)

  • Bond No 9 Washington Square
  • Carolina Herrera 212
  • Carven Ma Griffe
  • Chanel Chanel N°19
  • Clive Christian C for Women
  • Givenchy Givenchy III
  • Guerlain Guerlain Chant d'Aromes
  • Guerlain Rose Barbare
  • Ineke After My Own Heart
  • Jo Malone London Pomegranate Noir
  • Nina Ricci Nina
  • Narciso Rodriguez Narciso Rodriguez for Her Eau de Parfum
  • The People Of The Labyrinths Luctor Et Emergo
  • Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Eau Fraîche Skinscent
  • Mugler Alien Les Parfums de Cuir
  • Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche
  • Emilio Pucci Vivara (2007)
  • Frederic Malle En Passant
  • Guerlain Mon Precieux Nectar
  • Hermes Un Jardin Apres la Mousson
  • Xerjoff Shunkoin
  • Hermes Un Jardin Sur Le Toit
  • Mona di Orio Tubereuse
  • Ineke Gilded Lily
  • Lacoste Touch of Spring
  • Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Bahiana
  • Olympic Orchids Artisan Perfumes Siam Proun
  • Orlov Paris Cross of Asia
  • Prada Prada (Amber)
  • Ann Gerard Rose Cut
  • Avon Persian Wood
  • DSH Perfumes Jitterbug
  • Chanel Chanel No 5 Eau de Toilette
  • Christian Dior Miss Dior
  • Serge Lutens Fille en Aiguilles
  • Givenchy Absolutely Irresistible
  • Guerlain Mitsouko Eau de Toilette
  • Gucci Eau de Gucci
  • Jean Paul Gaultier Classique Eau de Parfum
  • Montale Amber & Spices
  • L`Artisan Parfumeur Dzing!
  • Montale Aoud Queen Roses
  • Montale Gold Flowers
  • M. Micallef M. Micallef
  • Neela Vermeire Creations Ashoka
  • Pacifica Spanish Amber
  • Pierre Balmain Ambre Gris
  • Agent Provocateur Agent Provocateur
  • Alexander McQueen Kingdom
  • Bath and Body Works Forever Red Vanilla Rum
  • Bond No 9 Chinatown
  • Cartier Panthere
  • Chanel Coco Eau de Parfum
  • DSH Perfumes Amber
  • DSH Perfumes Piment et Chocolat
  • DSH Perfumes Prana
  • Christian Dior Midnight Poison
  • Dueto Parfums Golden Boy
  • Frederic Malle Musc Ravageur
  • Guerlain L'Instant de Guerlain
  • Olympic Orchids Artisan Perfumes DEV #2: The Main Act
  • Guerlain Parure
  • Jean Desprez Bal a Versailles
  • Kenzo Kenzo Jungle L'Elephant
  • Mugler Alien Liqueur de Parfum
  • Van Cleef & Arpels Les Saisons Hiver
  • Montale Wood and Spices
  • Montale Aoud Lagoon
  • Atelier Cologne Sous le toit de Paris

Perfumes I Want - (13)

  • Mugler Womanity
  • Bois 1920 Sushi Imperiale
  • Hermes Hermessence Ambre Narguile
  • Profumi del Forte Tirrenico
  • Comme des Garcons Comme des Garcons Series 2 Red: Harissa
  • Torrente L`Or de Torrente
  • Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Australian Copperhead
  • Mugler Alien Liqueur de Parfum
  • DSH Perfumes Mata Hari
  • Scents of Time Night Star
  • Cartier Le Baiser Du Dragon
  • Guerlain Jicky
  • Smell Bent St Tropez Dispenser

Perfumes I Had - (65)

  • Dana Love's Baby Soft
  • Coty Ex`cla-ma`tion
  • Estée Lauder Beautiful
  • Giorgio Armani Armani Code for Women
  • Chanel Coco Mademoiselle
  • Christian Dior Hypnotic Poison
  • Christian Dior Diorissimo
  • Christian Lacroix C`est La Vie
  • Roberto Cavalli Roberto Cavalli Oro
  • Bvlgari Omnia
  • Chanel Chance Eau de Toilette
  • Montale Velvet Flowers
  • Givenchy Pi
  • Lolita Lempicka Fleur de Corail
  • Guerlain Purple Fantasy
  • Guerlain Eau de Cologne du 68
  • Yves Rocher Vanille Noire
  • Clive Christian 1872 for Women
  • Hermes Un Jardin En Mediterranee
  • Clive Christian No. 1
  • Elizabeth Arden Green Tea
  • Montale Aoud Velvet
  • Lolita Lempicka L de Lolita Lempicka
  • Ineke Scarlet Larkspur
  • Avon Imari
  • Frederic Malle Carnal Flower
  • Fendi Fendi Theorema
  • Dolce&Gabbana D&G Light Blue
  • Ineke Field Notes From Paris
  • Guerlain Terracotta Le Parfum
  • Annick Goutal Songes
  • Mugler Alien Sunessence Edition Limitee 2011 Or d`Ambre
  • Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Soleil
  • The Fragrance Design Studio No. 30
  • Emilio Pucci Vivara (1965)
  • Smell Bent One
  • Tom Ford Black Orchid
  • Yves Saint Laurent Y
  • Callaghan Lilith
  • Hermes Hermessence Poivre Samarcande
  • Hermes Hermessence Vetiver Tonka
  • Mugler Alien
  • Guerlain Shalimar
  • Houbigant Demi-Jour
  • Hermes Eau des Merveilles
  • Serge Lutens Five O`Clock Au Gingembre
  • Nina Ricci L'Air du Temps
  • Guerlain L'Heure Bleue
  • Salvador Dali Le Roy Soleil
  • Les Nez Manoumalia
  • Dolce&Gabbana Sicily
  • L`Artisan Parfumeur Premier Figuier
  • Chanel Bois des Iles
  • Kenneth Cole Reaction for Her
  • L`Occitane en Provence Eau des Baux
  • Tom Ford Atelier d'Orient Shanghai Lily
  • Kerosene Copper Skies
  • Moschino Cheap & Chic
  • Guerlain Elixir Charnel Gourmand Coquin
  • Bath and Body Works Cherry Blossom
  • Clive Christian X for Women
  • Frederic Malle Portrait of a Lady
  • Satellite Padparadscha
  • DSH Perfumes Mahjoun
  • House of Matriarch Gateways

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