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Tag: État Libre d’Orange

Chandler Burr writes that iris is “liquid good taste” and that description has stuck in my mind when thinking about, and wearing iris fragrances. I am not a natural lover of the note, but lately I’ve been charmed by the silvery elegance it brings to any fragrance, as well as by its ability to manifest itself in a myriad of ways ranging…

A slow burn, this perfume. I’ve had a sample of it for a year, and despite many tests, it’s only recently that Like This has truly gelled for me. A “meh” to “yeah” progression, I guess. Although I smelled everything I was supposed to – the pumpkin, the ginger, the tangerines, the immortelle, the whiskey – the lines between the…

  Indy Kethdy / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA Maybe we’re nuts, but when we at Fragrance Daily think about summer wardrobes, we’re not thinking shorts and flip-flops.  I mean, those things are nice and all, but not essential.  No, we’re mentally lining up our citrusy Annick Goutals and clearing space in our fridge for massive bottles of eaux de cologne.…

Quinten Questel / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND   Etat Libre d’Orange Afternoon of a Faun: Afternoon of a Faun muscles its way into the green chypre category with an overall vibe halfway between a drenched forest and a bowl full of crushed iris roots. It’s described as an aromatic, spicy scent on Fragrantica, but actually, it comes off as a…

I’m a sex specialist. Sex in perfume I mean. I sniff it from a mile away. That erotic undercurrent that quickens my pulse and widens my eyes’pupils ever so slightly. I can tell you there’s not much of it in Histoires de Parfums 1740 Marquis de Sade, which for the sake of my sanity (I don’t like typing)  I’ll just…

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