Originally Posted by hednic
Vraie Blonde by Etat Libre d'Orange
I've really got to crack open the bubbly and compare, cuz I don't understand the aldehyde = champagne reference. Vraie Blond smells like Must de Cartier (citrus, amber, musk) + Macassar to me. And a vanilla drydown. Projection is poor, but it's still on my wool overcoat sleeve with just three swipes (on my wrist) yesterday.
I also don't get why people smell "sugared almonds" unless they mean the vanilla. Etro Heliotrope is more marzipan to me.