Originally Posted by anomie et ivoire
Only the worst to my nose, and partially because they could be so good:
(2006). Some make excuses for Missoni because it's a Roucel comp and is "complicated." To me it is the olfactive representation of 'fail.' Because I was more of a read-about-stuff and enjoy-the-science-of-it kind of person and not a natural frag-head to begin with, Luca Turin's recommendations helped me get into plenty of good stuff, but he was so off his rocker five starring Missoni, in particular since he did so largely based on the explanations of the perfumer.
Thanks for the warning. There are a few that T&S loved and I didn't, and I had my suspicions about this one. I got plenty of good steers from that book, but a few were duds, and this one looked suspicious.
For me, it's womanity
. I've even smelled the new, lighter, low-mercury-tuna version, and I still can't take it.
I respect the scent for trying. I really do. So many cowardly, redundant, all-marketing scents out there. Mugler is brave, and a fashion genius, and nothing will ever take that away. Angel, A*Men, the Pure series, and more - he could do nothing ever again and I would respect him. I even find womanity sexy in a very unique way - for about 15 seconds. But my nose simply cannot tolerate the dead fish amines in womanity. I convulse in cringes within minutes of wearing it. HUGE scrubber.