Midnight Violet is fantastic - I do hope Serena brings it back.
Wow, Ava Luxe Midnight Violet is a real kick in the sensory center. The Middle Eastern scents are extremely complex, filled with resins, spices and dark rose, jasmine and the like. If you could send me some empty vials (like a fool, I don't have any), I'd be happy to decant some for you to try.
You know I am just in that type of mood when it comes to scents lately. What you described that your daughter brings home, that sounds fascinating! I'd love to go there some day, she's a lucky girl. I'd like to know more about other middle eastern scents you've tried, they sound like they'd be right up my alley. Are they complex, full of ingredients-or are they composed of only a few things? Dark and mysterious of any type is exactly what I'm after right now. Any suggestions? I just blindly bought Ava Luxe Midnight Violet-wow is that different. Have you tried it? I wish it had been a bigger bottle, but it was the parfum extrait so it's tiny. I'm just starting out here, my collection is small. I have a lot to learn from people in the know, and you sound like one of them. Keep in touch Su! ~Tara
Yeah I have actually. I liked the dark rose better. But I decided to go with Voleur de Roses by L'Artisan instead for my rose scent, the darkest rose I have ever encountered. I shy away from traditional scents, especially those that remind me too much of the rose sachets ladies tuck into their clothing drawers. I can't get past that association. So I went for "death by roses" instead of powdery old roses. But C&S dark rose wasn't half bad. Thanks for the tip