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    Muscs Koublaï Khän by Serge Lutens Les Salons du Palais Royal Shiseido

    A very animalic musk, this one must be punched up with civet. I don't think I'd call it smooth, or suave, or sexy even...it's raw, pungent, and provocative. To me it smells like the downwind drift of a homeless person, someone who hasn't bathed in a while - all sorts of body odors melding. I guess this would also be the smell of a nomadic tribe in ancient times. Oddly, right smack in the middle of this is a rose note. It's almost like this same person has sprayed him or herself with a rose body spray, or rubbed some rose oil on their skin. Unlike most other Lutens creations, I don't get a lot of development from this. It just softens and becomes more approachable over time.

    MKK has very strong similarities with Kiehl's Musk, but MKK is the heavier, stronger of the two. Of course, being a Lutens scent, it lasts forever.

    08 October, 2006