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    What are your favourite French fragrances?

    I've always been a loyal fan of Chanel (No. 5 and even the new Chance collection), and love Prada Candy L'eau.

    But after interning in Paris, these past few months i've become increasingly interested in niche fragrance, and haute couture. I recently stumbled upon Hayari, Couture Paris and their fragrance line. My current fave is Only For Her, I had to buy a bottle, and am in love with the packaging!



    HAYARI Paris trilogie EAUX DE PARFUMS 100ml.jpg

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    Hard to pick just one from almost 1,900 in my collection over almost 40 years, but I'll throw one out there that I have loved for many many years: Gengis Khan by Marc de La Morandiere
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    Honestly, I am not even sure of the nationality of many in my collection.

    If Creed is french, then Spice & Wood would be my answer. A true masterpiece unlike any other. But several come close.
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Spice & Wood
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Dior - Vetiver
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    by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    5. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions
    6. Puredistance - Black
    7. Tom Ford - Plum Japonais
    8. Neela Vermeire - Trayee
    9. Creed - Royal Oud
    10. Chanel - Egoiste

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlexMoore View Post
    Prada Candy L'eau
    That's Italian, I'm afraid!

    Like hednic, it's hard to choose, as most of my favourites are French. To pick three (one from each of my favourite French houses): Guerlain L'Heure Bleue, Chanel Coromandel and Serge Lutens Iris Silver Mist.

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    If I had to pick one, Rive Gauche, YSL, vintage
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    ATM : Aoud & Pine by Montale
    "Thank GOD for the nose, for without it we would not be enjoying these beautiful created Scents" also Remember "Balance is everything and the key to appreciating "

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    Shalimar by Guerlain
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    Loving all of these suggestions, especially the ones that i'm familiar with. More for me to experiment with on my partner haha .

    Keep them coming guys!, i'm also interested in what in you like about each of these scents?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    Shalimar by Guerlain
    Nice one.
    Rive Gauche.

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