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SOTD Tuesday 15 March 2011

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Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

Shinsui, 1953
Genius flow of woods into green,
followed by flowers up the winding path.
Leather straps hold the bucket.
Gently, the stream sparkles.

Murasaki, launched in 1980 by Shiseido is a floral-green fragrance for women.
Top notes are; gardenia, galbanum, peach, hiacynth and bergamot
Middle notes are; lily, orris root, jasmine, lily-of-the-valley and rose
Base notes are; leather, sandalwood, amber, musk, oakmoss and vetiver.


  1. kumquat's Avatar
    Thanks for the comment, Primrose. This is one of the first perfumes I went out of my way to find after trying a sample. I held off on doing a blog entry because I'm not sure if it is easy to buy. If you do find it, it is well worth the trouble!


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