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  1. Notes from the Osmothèque : Jean Carles, the Man and his Method

    Jean Carles is popularly remembered as the Beethoven of Perfume, famously composing Ma Griffe using only his olfactive memory after he had lost his sense of smell. But there was more to this gifted perfumer than the tragedy that overtook him in later life. He was an amateur musician, a talented linguist who spoke six languages, a lover of Great Gatsby style cars and a conjuror who owned more than 120 books on stage magic.

    Behind the showman there was of course a more serious side. ...

    Updated Today at 04:03 PM by Wild Gardener

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  2. Dzongkha

    In two of Roudnitska's late masterpieces, Diorella and Le parfum de Thérèse, the dominant motif - or the goal of his perfumery explorations was the famous over-ripe melon accord. And by the time he came to compose Dzongkha, Bertrand Duchaufour seemed to have already arrived at the rotting heart of Roudnitska's olfactosphere and established it as his Base Camp.

    Dzongkha accepts the premise, or the promise, of rotten fruit, but then, like all great students, Duchaufour does his damnest ...
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  4. Eau D’Orange Verte_vintage version

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    A nice sparkling orange cologne, green and balsamic.
    It’s bracing like no other but the longevity is so weak: 15 minutes at most (more on clothes).
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  5. Antaeus_vintage aftershave

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    Beautiful, powerful as the current edt.
    High doses of naturals: galbanum, castoreum and oakmoss

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    Updated 16th March 2019 at 03:00 PM by DemForest

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