Perfume Reviews

Positive Reviews of Miroir, Miroir: Miroir des Envies / Mirror of Desires by Thierry Mugler

Fantastic decadent scent!

On the feminine side...perhaps...

An amazing blend of roses, cocoa, vanilla and in my nose long lasting patchouli...this last note lingers for ever and ever...

You must give this scent at least 12 hours to develop a good wine, it should be enjoyed calmly and slowly...

Fantastic longevity and silage...

Big thumbs up !!!
10th February, 2011
As everyone said before, it realy has something of Alien. Seems like they have constructed a similar jasmine and amber fragrance, but that has a less intense projection. It's like this fragrance envied Alien, and decided to be like Alien, but different. And the difference relies on the opening accord - which is foody, but doesn't make you feel like a living dessert. That's something which is part of nutty and that in part reminds you of the smell of sugared cereals. And it works perfect here, where the amber and jasmine seem to wrap the sweet opening perfectly, canceling part of what could be an oversweet fragrance. This is an envy that work quite well, more balanced and complex than what it was envied, but without loosing what made the font of inspiration great and unique.

24th January, 2011
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It's no secret that many Muglers have a distinctly gourmand feel - in fact what makes Angel, A*Men, etc. so interesting is that they combine gourmand notes like cocoa and vanilla with very un-gourmand notes with unique effect. Therefore a pure gourmand from Mugler is bound to be decandent and that's exactly what Miroir des Envies is. Vanilla, hazelnut, caramel and cocoa all expertly balanced with tons of sillage and longevity. What makes Envies special and not 'just another gourmand' is that special 'something' - florals in the background? Aldehydes? Something, that keeps it just a bit restrained and far more sophisticated then spilling a Starbucks Caramel Macchiato on yourself....

Fantastic and highly recommended.
12th December, 2009
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Definitely feminine. A deliciously sweet, gourmand floral (mostly rose) with a dominant hazelnut accord. After the hazelnut fades it's virtually identical to By Kilian "Love".
16th November, 2008
Smells milky... like a cup of hazelnut creamer (the stuff for coffee) with a rose scented parasol on the side. Nice and sweet but not overly so. I can see this more on women than on guys.
05th October, 2008