Originally Posted by KMF
But seeing how it's two decades between meaningful releases, don't you think, they've had enough time to come out with something relevant?
Oh come on!!!
So nobody could remember 28 La Pausa, Coromandel, #18, 31 Rue Cambon, Sycomore, etc?
Or those are not relevant fragrances anymore?
And they did not require any perfumer`s work whoever they were?
I believe that Les Exclusifs de Chanel is blessing and damned thing to Polge+Sheldrake.
They just made the collection of so high level of exorbitant quality that truly outstands any luxury standards - so we began to expect SOMETHING MORE in usual Chanel`s luxury perfumes.
Luxe perfumes are luxe perfumes. They have a (definitely lower) budget. They have a (strict) brief. They have a (detalised and profit-oriented) marketing plan. And they have a lot of other people involved in perfume-creation process.
I do not suppose that all of them aren`t as brilliant as Polge - they just pull in their own side. And the thing comes to grey-blue colour.
And it`s not new - what, there`re no lovers/haters of previous luxe by Chanel: Egoiste, Egoiste Platinum, Allure, Pour Monsieur? Yes, there`re. Some loves, some hates, some cannot understand the hype, etc.
Or maybe they are extra-original? Only for blinded by love fans of some scent.
So... sorry for my long text. thanks for your attention.
Take the long story short: lets don`t expect much from any new scent. It pays.