★★★★★ FAVOR: Mild, low-pitched, green, citric, floral, and resinous scents; old-fashioned chypres.
★★★★☆ GOOD: Acacia, Amber, Angelica, Artemisia (Wormwood), Balsam, Basil, Blackberry, Black Currant (Cassis), Cade, Caramel, Cardamom, Castoreum, Citron, Civet, Clover, Coffee, Coumarin, Cucumber, Datura, Fig, Frangipani, Green Tea, Hazelnut, Immortelle (Everlasting Flower), Iso E Super, Lavender, Leather, Lemon, Linden, Mint, Musk, Myrrh, Oak Moss, Opopanax, Orange Blossom, Pineapple,
ANTHROPOLOGIE: • 5 O’Clock At Belvoir Castle • Silk Road Caravan • Hamarikyu Gardens • 1856 Darjeeling (***) • Cape Of Good Hope • Taverns & The Hague
BOURBON FRENCH: Perfume of Paradise (pretty, pretty), Eau de Pluie
Carre, La Vie Nouvelle, Kus Kus, 525 (better than 4711), La Pluie, Rum Royale (spicey like Pomegranate Noir), Eau de Cologne
BRUNO ACAMPORA: Profumi**
CALYPSO ST BARTH: Le'a (**)
COMME DES GARCONS: Holygrape (**)
DSH: Au Lait, Blood Orange, The
Updated 28th March 2013 at 05:54 PM by Quarry
This post is in response to the following Top Tens post at Persolaise:
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Finally my brand spanking new website is up and running and I'll be able to concentrate on creating perfumes once again.
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