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    French Lover / Bois d'Orage by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle

    At first sniff French Lover smells an awful lot like Comme des Garcons X Monocle's Laurel. Laurel, Galbanum and pepper is what I smell even though that effect is probably the angelica piment combo. However, our French Lover has more than just one side to him. A more complex composition is joined by other, rather vegetal green notes evoking the smell of a forrest walk after rain showers while the peppery opening becomes softer.
    The basis of all that is of course Angeliques sous la Pluie with it's fresh and yet earthy incense infused angelica-on-a-wet-stone smell. You get what you pay for, and that is a quality perfume that I have to give a "Thumbs Up!" even if it is not exactly my type of perfume (for now). I personally prefer the more unisex version Angeliques sous la Pluie.

    31st May, 2012 (Last Edited: 23rd June, 2012)

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