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    Grottola's avatar

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    Gris Clair by Serge Lutens Les Salons du Palais Royal Shiseido

    I have to wonder if I'm smelling the same Gris Clair that all of the reviewers before me have smelled.

    From my decant, as soon as I spray the fragrance on I'm greeted with a little bit of cakey lavender, a big Cinnabon-like note, and then the worst part.....an undescribable "burnt fat" note that just hangs there and makes the whole thing unpleasant. It smells like sugary sweet burnt fat or something, like a botched crème brûlée. It smells like a wet t-shirt being burnt under an iron, or ham fat or something. It sounds weird but it's easier to smell it than describe it. This sticks around for the entire life of the fragrance on me, which is a long time. Sorry guys, but Gris Clair is not for me.

    15 January, 2011