I recently purchased a great boxed set of vintage Chanel perfume tester bottles with box. Each measures 2 1/4 inches high. The glass appears to be in good shape with no chips or cracks. Chanel France is on the bottom of each. The box is in good condition but a little yellowed with age. The perfumes are Chanel #5, Chanel Bois Des Iles, Gardenia and Chanel Cuir De Russie. The Gardenia is full of juice and sealed and the Chanel Cuir De Russie is about half full. I believe the year is 1920. Great shape!
Now that you have sampled some fragrances, you found one that you love. You want to buy a bottle. If you don't do your research, you can be in for sticker shock. A bottle of Montale Cuir d' Arabie goes for $101 from their webstore, or $200 from another online perfume retailer. WOW, that is almost double! Creed Green Irish Tweed is $315 from the Creed website, but only $124 from several online retailers. DO YOUR RESEARCH! Don't jump at the first bottle you see. EBAY is a good place to buy,
I'm sure that this has somehow to do with fragrance, although actually I'm not sure. I can tie it in by the end perhaps. Suffice it to say that this post is not about "what frag would Lana wear" or "if Lana were a scent, what would it be?"
At work I got looped into a discussion about the one-woman culture war that is LDR. Specifically, I was discussing with my colleagues the long video for "Ride," with its nearly five-minute spoken introduction. Broadly,
Yves Rocher: Pêche jaune / Fraîcheur végétale de Verveine / Fraîcheur végétale de Cèdre Bleu
Scent on canvas: Bruns sicilien
Nobile 1942: Anonimo Veneziano
Scent on canvas: Ocre doré
Updated 7th May 2014 at 09:58 AM by medvssa
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