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    Equistrius by Parfum d'Empire

    This falls into the fruity iris vein, not the rooty, powdery iris. It opens fairly sweet, but a very smooth iris notes soon emerges. It is paired with a hint of violet to sharpen it, but this still wears balanced and smooth, albeit with a lingering sweetness.
    Iris is prominent all the way through this one. There is an ambrette note also, which adds interest.
    It transitions slowly to a beautiful iris/sandalwood base that lasts.
    This is a fairly soft, pretty iris dominant fragrance, and it wears close to the skin. It is worth a try for iris lovers who do not want all the rooty, rustic smell that some iris fragrances offer. It is easily unisex, but the opening is on the sweet side.

    07 July, 2011