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    Crystal Noir by Versace

    When a female friend wore this, i asked her if she wears Opium, insteand she replied that it's Crystal Noir. But still i found some similarities with YSL's potent and iconic original (not the selection of more girly version of the classic, not the male version of it either, just the first female Opium ever to be launched)- spicy, plummy, some Oriental undertones (less pronounced, if compared to Opium), exotic notes of precious wood and incences, even this famous berry note, which is one of the trademarks of Opium, plus a certain resinous touch. Aside from this similarities, Crystal Noir is more loud, flashy, yet without any vulgarity, it also has some siren-like, alluring, thrilling sensuality in it, that gets lads(including me) , especially the ones with certain amounts of fragrance trivia in their brains not just attracted, but blind and overwhelmed with admiration and worship for the lady wearing this. However, it's, at least according to my opinions, more than just a simple man-magnet, in fact it also spells right-in-your-face powerhouse, overt, unaltered
    ambition and energy, whcih doen't need either to girly, nor to crispy, nor too dated and discreet female scents to confirm itsself, instead wears this on the sleeve, with a loud, extroverted and higly compelling openness.

    31st August, 2008

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