Okay, now I have a minute, and here are some more of my faves.
You might like Norrell
Houbigant Quelques que Fleurs
(vintage is another thing from the new.)
is VERY good.
And how could I forget the aldehydic leather Cuir de Russie
, Zibeline's sister.
Balenciaga's stunning Cialenga
. Really, a must-smell for the aldehyde adventure.
is a leather-y aldehyde. With great character.
is unique, and Filly
is another good aldehyde.
Divine L'Ame Soeur
is a modern aldehydic. That is utterly fantastic.Madame Carven
. Carven Gurlinades
. This house was all aldehyde!
(vintage is a must) and Weil de Weil
Lancetti Via Condotti
! One of my top three! Really, you'll want to seek out a vintage bottle, though as the new stuff has no good civet
Nina Ricci Nina
is so darn good. It's a cousin to First. (not the new Nina
), this one:
And also from Ricci, Coeur Joie
. A true classic. And Bigarade
. And Farouche
From Yves Rocher, En Avril un Soir
(vintage). It's like Rive Gauche
meets Ma Griffe
. I love it.
Carven Ma Griffe
! DUH! Not a green, as some say; a real aldehydic, actually.
is a classic; the latest stuff is abominable, though.Ferre by Ferre
, in the little grenade bottle is really beautiful. And a true aldehyde!
And who could forget L'Interdit
? The stuff that came just before the latest was still very nice.
Finally, he's my top ten in order:
1. Dia Woman
2. Gold Woman
3. Vintage First
4. Gianfranco Ferre Ferre by Ferre
5. Vintage Madame Rochas
7. Vintage Rive Gauche
8. Vintage Un Avril en Soir
9. Nina Ricci Nina