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La Fin du Monde (2013)
by Etat Libre d'Orange

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La Fin du Monde information

Year of Launch2013
GenderShared / Unisex
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 27 votes)

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HouseEtat Libre d'Orange
PerfumerQuentin Bisch

About La Fin du Monde

La Fin du Monde is a shared / unisex perfume by Etat Libre d'Orange. The scent was launched in 2013 and the fragrance was created by perfumer Quentin Bisch

Reviews of La Fin du Monde

Blade Runner 2049 by Denis Villeneuve 2017
26th November, 2018
In Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, people are able to time warp to the "Restaurant at the End of the Universe" and enjoy a nice creme brulee or carrot cake and watch the Universe die. I guess that is what the nose who created this was thinking. It smells like a bakery, with carrot cake, custards, and a small vase of flowers on the counter. End of the world? I always thought there would be more screaming, crying, and smoke...
04th June, 2017
A dry accord of oriental woods is coupled with a gourmand note of berries from which all trace of garden dirt has been excised. Smells well-made, synthetic, you get the sense of moving parts behind the scenes. Powdery aldehydic texture tickles the nose, like starched linen or prosecco. The longer I breathe it in the simpler it seems. A big sour iris / prune note takes command, becoming (for me) increasingly off-putting. It is reminiscent of Diptyque's l'Ombre dans l'Eau, but both coarser and more complex: less greenery, more maquillage. Strictly for tomorrow's apocalyptic dowagers.
30th August, 2016
rbaker Show all reviews
United Kingdom
The opening combines cumin with a ski ghtly oily sesame that appears as if a bit toasted, and all on the backgound of a woodsy impression. In the middle phase iris emerges, powdery and sweetish, with hints of freesia and other white florals and with styrax emerging towards the end.

On my skin the sillage is moderate, the projection very and the longevity seven hours. Overall some interesting ideas are presented, but it all remains a bit lackluster on my skin and at times a tad too synthetic. 2.75/5 n
14th October, 2015
The end of the world! What a name...too bad it smells like a sweet, fluffy thing...more "beginning" than "end". The brief popcorn note reminds me of Mugler's short-shelved Miroir des Envies. The drydown will please fans of Like This...a sweet cloud of marshmallow and cotton candy, but not as good.

I don't like this branch of ELDO - the pie-fillers, as I call them. Teetering on the verge of edible baked-goods, and candy-like synthetics. They don't serve the gutsy nature that ELDO is so good at - Jasmin & Cigarette, Rien, Eau de Protection - these are where ELDO shines...I hope they return to those glory days.
26th May, 2015 (last edited: 30th December, 2017)
The end of the world is a soothing dream, something to be embraced in ELDO’s creed, if this offering is anything to go by. Iris prominent perfumes can display a certain alien hauteur – vegetal, rooty, flinty, not offering the easy recognition of a floral or a citrus note. One feels one is meant to display an intellectual appreciation rather than the instinctual and emotional response usually triggered by scent.
The iris in La Fin du Monde smells like how one would imagine pale pink milk to taste – smooth, sweetened delicately, comforting but with an undertow that evades complete identification. It is paired beautifully with the skin musk qualities of ambrette, given a little sympathetic support from carrot seed. There are also gentle woody tones and a hint of something a bit metal-in-the-mouth, but these are minor actors to the central iris-ambrette pairing. Safe, and giving the appearance of simplicity, but also deeply reassuring and rewarding, a trusted friend in perfume form.
29th January, 2015

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