Thank you Sarah Horowitz Parfums, for the lovely samples.
Perfect Vanilla opens with a strong amber-saturated vanilla, a powerful orange/yellow flower scented from orange sherbet, and a centrally heated, confined interior space with the faintest, almost undetectable trace of lemon disinfectant (buried under the dense vanilla cloud and sherbet layers).
This vanilla is warm and complex, but it is not subtle. It doesnt scream in the way designer vanilla frosting candy
Who is the Nose behind Tom Ford's Tobacco Vanille? Does anyone know?
Here's what I got for spending USD 185 yesterday.
Mixed up Bois d'Iris and Orchidée Vanille for my scent of the day to work, all divine wafts of headiness...
Van Cleef & Arpels – Collection Extraordinaire
I got so excited over my new Un Bois Vanille by Serge Lutens that I went trigger happy and let it rip with 6 pumps all over. Death by vanilla for all around me today.
Must. practice. restraint.
Updated 31st August 2010 at 07:06 AM by qoo77
It's going to be a very broke August for me albeit a very fragrant one. If it's any consolation, it's that I got tons of free samples eg Maison Francis Kurkdjian (!) ^_^
Comme de Garcons Kyoto, Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille and L'artisan Patchouli Patch.
Coming soon: Bois d'Iris by Van Cleef & Arpels Collection Extraordinaire... *wallet cries*
Updated 29th August 2010 at 01:58 PM by qoo77
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