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    MonkeyManMatt's avatar

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    Chypre Rouge by Serge Lutens Les Salons du Palais Royal Shiseido

    The keyword for Chypre Rouge is patience.

    Iīm quite certain that most of the negative reviews stem from itīs opening and topnotes, which are indeed pretty bizarre. Celery and curry immediately come to mind with the initial blast. Diorīs Eau Noire is in the same category - strangely herbal and with clear kitchen spice, perhaps some thyme as well?

    Anyhow, after half an hour or so what remains is a pleasant amber with a piney touch that īs real nice and wearable.
    I also pick up something reminiscent of vinyl (maybe the beeswax?)that gives CR an abstract edge - very Comme des Garcons-ish.

    But yeah, to reach that phase youīll have to endure a good deal of quirky strangeness - for me the wait is worth it, but I have full understanding for those who donīt agree.

    26th December, 2007





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