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  1. SOTD Monday 28 February 2011


    'The Ladies Waldegrave', Joshua Reynolds, 1780

    Chantilly-Houbigant


    This wicked, subtle chypre conceals its gentle sting
    beneath warm vanilla and amber.
    Citrus and oakmoss combine to create the tangy
    undertow. Powerful wafting clouds of spicy powder,
    gracefully linger. Sun lights the rooms and wine flows.


    This is original formula; created, 1941
    Notes: Bergamot,
    ...

    Updated 16th March 2011 at 05:49 PM by kumquat

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  2. SOTD Friday 28 MAY 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Howard Hodgkin

    Houbigant - Aperçu
    Charming chypre carries me off in a cloud colored lime and tangerine.
    I am happy and sad at once. How can that be?
    The wren sings his crazily cheerful song and tidies his nest.

    Notes of bergamot, neroli, lemon, green leaf, clove, cassis,
    cinnamon bark oil, tuberose, bois de rose, jasmine, ylang-ylang,
    patchouli, vetiver, oak moss and sandalwood.
    ...

    Updated 14th January 2012 at 09:03 PM by kumquat

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