Reviews by rednails

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    Nueva Maja by Myrurgia

    Beautiful aldehydic floral with an oakmoss-musk base. A classic.

    25th September, 2012

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    Epris by Max Factor

    I have some manufacturer's samples of the concentrated cologne. This fume seems to be a strong oriental floral with a pronounced civet note. Probably some patch and moss in the base, too, but I wouldn't call it a true chypre. It has a balsamic structure, like Youth Dew. It reminds me of that, Charles of the Ritz Senchal and Kismet (the vintage one, not Lubin). Strong, sexy and a bit skanky! A winner!

    01st July, 2012

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    Absolue Pour Le Soir by Maison Francis Kurkdjian

    Because I often wear drrrrty vintage fumes -- Intimate, Bal, Occur!, Parfum de Peau, La Nuit -- I didn't find APLS especially shocking. (In fact, the vintage Shocking sample I wore the other day was much more so.) APLS felt like a slightly darker/dirtier version of Alahine, which I wear amped up to compensate for its lack of longevity. We're just so used to antiseptic smells these days that we've lost our tolerance for any skank.

    I liked APLS very much and would get it if I could afford it. But for now I'll stick to the civet monsters I have.

    11th April, 2011

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    Nicole Miller by Nicole Miller

    Warm, honeyed tuberose and ylang make this fragrance like sunshine on a winter day. Not for the haute perfumistas, but for women who want to smell nice and be happy. Nice ambery drydown.

    22nd December, 2010

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    Cabochard by Grès

    The 1970s vintage EDT I have is rich, lively, ambery. All leather lovers should find some for the experience. The contemporary stuff is a shadow of the old dame, alas.

    I'd love to sample the vintage extrait.

    06th December, 2010

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    M de Morabito by Pascal Morabito

    Heroic, masculine fragrance. Dark green, penetrating spices, super sillage. may contain oud wood -- has a Mideastern vibe.

    11th June, 2010

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