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  • Toujours Moi by Dana

    by Shifty Bat

    I have been sniffing the Corday version of Toujours Moi and just marveling at how strong the presence of smoky vetiver was in this concoction in proportion to the rest of it. You don't see too many fragrances being marketed to women these days with ...More

  • Chapeau Bleu by Marina Picasso

    by Shifty Bat

    Delightfully lush and a little abstract, like many crossbreed florals from the early 90's, CB smells like walking along a flower garden of great variety, placed close to the sea, while eating dulce de leche ice cream. It is like a salted peach atop...More

  • Dia Woman by Amouage

    by Shifty Bat

    I hope you like aldehydes. The rosy and orangey aspects of dia serve to prop up the tanginess of the top, elongating its opening statement through suggestion. Peony and peach soon after help this pinpoint impression bloom out on the sides into an o...More

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