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    Thumbs up Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week — seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    Well, it is an honour to have been asked to start this thread, a celebration of Guerlain fragrances. The organization of this event by Taolady and Coumarin has been exemplary and has displayed precision resembling a cross between a military campaign and an assignation with a secret lover (if they are not indeed the same thing).

    In Australia it is now almost one hour into the 10th of March and thus high time for the feasting to begin. I have decided to wear Héritage all day. It is my favourite of Guerlain’s men’s fragrances, a woody oriental fitting every occasion and season. I love the wood in the drydown and the rich patchouli, pepper, coriander and bay oil. This is a major work of art, completely unpretentious, but assured in its craftsmanship—one of the finest men’s fragrances ever created. I will wear this all day, but I thought I’d start by wearing a small amount when I go to bed, which is to say now. I like the way it colours my dreams. I’ll post with more reflections tomorrow morning when I spritz for the full day.

    My Héritage is shown below. The box is a presentation wooden box given away (apparently) at the launch of Héritage. The painting on the top of the box shows the view from the early Guerlain shop, the sill of the window crowded with bottles of perfume. Outside men and women are walking and one can see a coach with horses. It resembles a scene from Renoir.



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    That is one fabulous box!
    I have a question, are we going with any Guerlain on any day of the G. week? Or is there a particular schedule that was decided on. If so, could it be reposted in this thread?
    Can't wait to start!!
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    Now that must be the most gorgeous piece of packaging ever. Congrats, Eluard!

    I started already 1 March, I simply had to wear L'Heure Bleue then, so decided to stay with Guerlain since the theme week was approaching. L'HB was followed by Jicky, Mitsouko, Eau Impériale and Habit Rouge.

    Après l’Ondée, Samsara, Shalimar and Vol de Nuit (+ Purple Fantasy which I always forget...) are still waiting for their turn.
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    Eluard, what fine collectibles you have! Beautiful! Thanks for posting the photo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elf
    I have a question, are we going with any Guerlain on any day of the G. week? Or is there a particular schedule that was decided on.
    The mother thread is here: http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=193179
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elf
    That is one fabulous box!
    I have a question, are we going with any Guerlain on any day of the G. week? Or is there a particular schedule that was decided on. If so, could it be reposted in this thread?
    Can't wait to start!!
    Elf and other members who don't remember exactly what was decided: go to the old thread: http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=193179

    You will find every scrap of information there including some poor 'orphaned' Guerlain scents waiting to be adopted

    Eluard, thank you for this beautiful start of the thread and the wonderful pictures!!

    ::where's that bottle of vintage Jicky? Have to celebrate this:: :bounce:

    UPDATE. Yes!! While I was writing, Mrs. Tigs was doing the same thing. Well, two answers for the same price!!
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    Héritage was a favorite of Princess Diana. I'm surprised more of you aren't wearing it. It works extremely well on women.
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    Default Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week — seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    I thought it was easy to have the list of choices in this topic too.


    1) ORIENTAL - Saturday
    Shalimar
    L'Heure Bleue
    Vol de Nuit
    L'Instant / Homme
    Samsara
    Jardins de Bagatelle
    Winter Delice AA
    Bois d'Armenie
    Metallica/Metalys

    2) FLORAL - Sunday
    Apres L'Ondee
    L'Heure Bleue
    Jardins de Bagatelle
    Les Meteorites
    Nahema
    Chamade
    Champs Elysees
    Insolence
    Aqua Allegorias Ylang & Vanille, Lavande et Velours, Neroli, Florifolia
    Rose Barbare
    Bois d'Armenie
    Guet-Apens/Attrape-Coeur
    Metallica/Metalys
    Guerlinade
    Gentiana (AA series)
    Plus que Jamais
    Purple Fantasy

    3) AMBER/VANILLA - Monday
    Samsara
    L'Instant / Homme
    Insolence
    Habit Rouge?
    Aqua Allegorias Ylang & Vanille
    Guet-Apens/Attrape-Coeur
    Angélique Noire

    4) CHYPRE - Tuesday
    Mitsouko
    Nahema
    Parure
    Vetiver
    Jicky
    Sous la Vent
    Rose Barbare
    Corolian
    L'Instant Homme
    Habit Rouge
    Bois d'Armenie
    Guet-Apens/Attrape-Coeur

    5) HESPIREDIC/FRUIT -Wednesday
    Shalimar
    Mitsouko
    Jicky
    Vol De Nuit
    Parure
    Mahora
    Corolian
    Vetiver
    Eau de Guerlain
    Aqua Allegorias Pamplune, Winter Delices, Grosellina, Tutti Kiwi, Orange Magnifica, Lemon Fresca
    Aroma Allegoria: Aromaparfum Vitalisant
    Eau Hégémonienne
    Guet-Apens/Attrape-Coeur
    Purple Fantasy

    6) ANIMALIC/LEATHER OR WOODY - Thursday
    Jicky
    Samsara
    Cuir Beluga
    Shalimar
    Derby
    Winter Delice AA
    Bois d'Armenie

    7) YOUR FAVORITE GUERLAIN (and why) - Friday
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    WOW! That is some opening picture, just gorgeous, Eluard. Thank you.

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    What a fantastic presentation box!!!!!

    I own Hertiage and yes it can be worn by women quite easily.
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    Thanks for posting that list here, lievje! Great thinking.

    And indeed, Eluard, that is one fine box you got there. Very nice thread title too. Can't wait 'till it's March 10 here!
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    This is wonderful... I am ready to dive into the beautifully scented pool of Guerlain.
    It is 3am, 10 March 2007 here in HK, CC is ready to sleep and I have just douced myself with my designated AM scent L'Heure Bleue EDT. Hmm, a bit powdery... I will have to wait and sniff myself after my beauty sleep
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    Default Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week — seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    (Pawing the ground - snorting in anticipation - impatient dragon! :bounce What a WOW of a start dear poet-professor Eluard. Many many thanks for this well-considered and respectful introit!! Hope your Heritage is bringing you sweet dreams as we write...great interpretation! (Hope Mme.Rousseau @ Guerlain is aboard to appreciate!)
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    I totally missed the first Guerlain thread...but here's what I'm planning:

    1. Oriental-Saturday
    Shalimar

    2. Floral-Sunday
    Apres L'Ondee

    3. Amber/Vanilla-Monday
    L'Instant

    4. Chypre-Tuesday
    Mitsouko (what else?)

    5. Hespiridic/Fruit-Wednesday
    Orange Magnifica

    6. Animalic/Leather/Wood
    Jicky

    7. Favorite-Friday
    L'Heure Bleue!

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    Eluard, what a gorgeous piece of art ... simply enhancing the aesthetics of the scent experience.

    Thanks to some friendly and generous basenoters, (you know who you are)
    I will be able to participate more fully in the Guerlain week. But I am not promising to stick it out every day. I haven't the resolve in me just now.

    Some of my choices will be Samsara, Shalimar Light, Mahora, Vol de Nuit, and Vintage Mitsouko which I may try to compare side by side with Mitsouko edp

    What a great launch for a sure to be fascinating thread.
    "Like a lobster with a pearl in its claw, the beet held the jasmine firmly without crushing or obscuring it. Beet lifted jasmine, the way a bullnecked partner lifts a ballerina, and the pair came on stage on citron's fluty cue. As if jasmine were a collection of beautiful paintings, beet hung it in the galleries of the nose, insured it against fire or theft, threw a party to celebrate it. Citron mailed the invitations." Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins p. 189

    What I am loving right now: Shalimar vintage extrait, Chanel Bois des Iles, Chanel no. 22, Le Labo Iris 39, Guerlain Iris Ganache

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    My Menu (possibles) For the Forthcoming Guerlain Gourmet Gala:

    1) ORIENTAL - Saturday
    Shalimar
    Jicky
    L'Heure Bleue
    Vol de Nuit
    Samsara
    AA Winter Delice

    2) FLORAL - Sunday
    Apres L'Ondee
    L'Heure Bleue
    Jardins de Bagatelle
    Les Meteorites
    Nahema
    Chamade
    Secret Intention
    Champs Elysees
    Terracotta Voile d'Ete
    Insolence
    Mahora
    AA Ylang & Vanille
    AA Florifolia
    AA Gentiana
    AA Herba Fresca
    AA Flora Nerolia
    Purple Fantasy

    3) AMBER / VANILLA - Monday
    Samsara
    Habit Rouge
    Shalimar
    AA Ylang & Vanille
    Terracotta Voile d'Ete
    Guet-Apens / Attrape-Coeur

    4) CHYPRE - Tuesday
    Mitsouko
    Parure
    Chant d'Aromes
    Vetiver
    Jicky
    Corolian
    Habit Rouge

    5) HESPIREDIC / FRUIT -Wednesday
    Shalimar Eau Legere
    Mitsouko
    Precious Heart
    Parure
    Eau de Fleurs de Cédrat
    Philtre d'Amour
    Vetiver Eau Glacee
    Eau de Cologne Imperiale
    Eau de Coq
    AA Pamplune
    AA Gentiana
    AA Orange Magnifica
    AA Lemon Fresca
    Shalimar Eau Legere
    Guet-Apens / Attrape-Coeur
    Purple Fantasy

    6) ANIMALIC / LEATHER OR WOODY - Thursday
    Jicky
    Samsara (parfum)
    Shalimar (Cologne)
    AA Winter Delice
    Vetiver
    Heritage
    Coriolan
    Habit Rouge
    Eau de Fleurs de Cédrat

    7) YOUR FAVORITE GUERLAIN (and why) - Friday
    Shalimar
    AA Winter Delice
    Mitsouko
    Vol de Nuit
    Terracotta Voile D'Ete
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    Wow, what a kick off to a wonderful week! Eluard, your box is absolutely gorgeous - a real collectors piece! So nice of you to share with all the Guerlain fans.

    Well, today I have chosen L'Instant.

    First impressions - no, not me. It is settling down and now the honey is coming through (I think that is what I can smell, I have a novice nose LOL). So we will wait and see how it progresses through the day.

    Have a great day everyone.... I will be checking in throughout the day to see how it is all going.

    This is going to be a great week and timely as I am looking for a good quality signature perfume for myself.
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    YAY!! One minute past midnight :bounce:

    The Charge of the Dutch brigade. Sadly not a "noble 600", but a lonely soldier, clutching banner and precious bottles. But I know there will be backup. And very soon if I am not mistaken (O BrothaG, Where Art Thou?)

    I will go to bed in:

    Metallica; a floral-oriental created by Jean-Paul Guerlain.

    Top notes: Vanilla
    Middle notes: Ylang-Ylang, Orange Blossom, Carnation
    Base notes: Iris, Tonka Bean

    (And I think Violet and Amber as well)

    Metallica was lauched in 2000 in a 250 ml Bee bottle, with tiny patches of silver covering the bees. Together with the dark golden fluid the bottle is a real eyecatcher.
    However, the rockband Metallica was not all that amused, sued Guerlain and.... won
    Exit Guerlain's Metallica, enter the lemmings

    In 2005 however it was reissued under the name Metalys. Guerlain says it is the same formula, however, I have read reviews claiming there is a slight difference. Maybe on the vanilla, maybe on the carnation.
    I think it is time to purchase a bottle of Metalys and test them side by side. After all, one must grab every opportunity for a new purchase

    This used to be one of my 'neglected' scents, bought foremost for the bottle and of course because it was going to be discontinued. Never could resist that word. But I did not like carnations that much.

    Only after I made several decants for a friend, I discovered that I really started to like Metallica, and that I actually loved carnations. It is a warm and comforting scent on me and I never got that 'Metallic' note (grateful for little favours). Never to old to learn and a warning to never throw away scents you don't love at first whiff. They may surprise you after some time.
    Hmm, now I think of it, that sounds a bit like talking about men :bounce:

    Goodmorning or goodnight, whatever. As long as you are having fun with this thread and feel happy.
    Will report back later on

    Update: the surrender of computer and camera!! Finally the real photo!!
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    It's finally March 10 in our cute little country, dear R!!

    To start off with this promising week, I will be wearing the very treasured and appreciated 20 year-old
    Shalimar parfum.
    I will soon apply a drop before going to bed just to get in the right mood, and will fully wear it in the morning. Should be a great experience wearing this gem! It is almost too precious to even expose to air.

    R, Metallica seems like an awesome choice too. Enjoy it with all your heart!

    Happy Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week, everyone!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eluard
    In Australia it is now almost one hour into the 10th of March and thus high time for the feasting to begin. I have decided to wear Héritage all day. It is my favourite of Guerlain’s men’s fragrances, a woody oriental fitting every occasion and season...
    Oh Eluard, that post gave me chills. What a perfectly lovely, welcoming start to the week, and what perfect fragrance to choose! I'm so glad to be here with you all! And thanks to Elf for copying the week's schedule over (for those who choose to follow one).

    It's still Friday here, barely dusk, and I've just put on Shalimar parfum. It's of modern vintage, but it brings back wonderful memories of the grande dame of my family, and the shield shaped bottle on her dressing table along with her pearls and kid gloves. Shalimar is the first perfume I remember recognizing.

    Of all of the pre-war Guerlains, this one smells the most modern to my nose -- lush and elegant, the cool top notes of bergamot and iris counterbalanced by just enough vanilla and opopanax to leave a trace of sin about it. I used to think this perfume had too many associations to be one I could really call my own, but tonight as the light fades and and the scent warms on my skin, I think I could change my mind.

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    It's only Friday in California, but as luck would have it, I put on some of my dwindling supply of Coriolan this morning. I can still smell it on my shirt at 4:30 in the afternoon!

    They're amazing; I love them all: I have 20 Guerlains in my collection and 11 of them are supposedly for the girls--like that would ever stop me.

    Happy Guerlain week!
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    So good to see that our friends from Europe have now joined us: Rhiannon, BrothaG, and Moondeva — all participating in the wee hours of the morning. But Coconut: what were you doing up at 3.00 in the morning and applying delicious perfume, you wicked girl? I’m sure there’s a story there. Now we look forward to our American friends joining us and we will be complete.

    I got up this morning after far too little sleep (yes, you know who are, the one who is responsible for that!) and showered with Héritage soap and applied a liberal amount of the EDT. Some people report the opposite experience but I find that a hot shower or bath make the scent unite with the body more — it seems to become part of one, rather than just sitting on top of the skin. Right now I have the warm spiced wood scent surrounding me as I type this outside in the sun.

    Thank you all for those lovely appreciative remarks on the Guerlain box — it’s a beauty right enough. (I forgot to mention that, in addition, the bottle is autographed by Jean-Paul Guerlain: the autograph is actually etched into the glass.)

    p.s. Moondeva — you could power this thread all by yourself. What a great collection!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by moondeva
    My Menu (possibles) For the Forthcoming Guerlain Gourmet Gala...
    Jardins de Bagatelle...
    Secret Intention...
    Parure...
    Precious Heart...
    Eau de Fleurs de Cédrat ...
    Vetiver Eau Glacee...
    Eau de Cologne Imperiale...
    Eau de Coq...
    Wow! No pressure of course Moondeva, but of your incredible collection, these lovely fragrances are still on the Guerlain orphan list (up to now at least). Surely the empress of layering could manage a dab or two of these some time this week? For us?
    --------------------------------------
    Quote Originally Posted by Eluard
    Thank you all for those lovely appreciative remarks on the Guerlain box — it’s a beauty right enough.
    It is! I hope all of you with rare and vintage bottles and other Guerlania will keep sharing them with us. (As someone whose Guerlain collection is far from rare, I won't be intimidated in the least.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eluard
    So good to see that our friends from Europe have now joined us: Rhiannon, BrothaG, and Moondeva — all participating in the wee hours of the morning. But Coconut: what were you doing up at 3.00 in the morning and applying delicious perfume, you wicked girl? I’m sure there’s a story there. Now we look forward to our American friends joining us and we will be complete.
    I am just an night owl who prefer to be nicely scented all the time. Now I have the L'Heure Bleue scented my bed linen as well.

    I have a few things to get done today, will log off now and dab on the Shalimar parfum. I promise to report my findings in full when I come back. Have a lovely day everyone!
    Currently wearing: Isvaraya by Indult

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    Eight minutes before midnight here in NJ and just applied Samsara to my wrists before retiring for the night.

    * Top Notes
    * Jasmine, Ylang Ylang ,

    Middle Notes
    * Jasmine, Sandalwood, Narcissus ,

    Base Notes
    * Tonka, Iris, Vanilla,

    I am simply loving the ylang ylang in this. The jasmine is like a soft embrace. This is a real beauty, elegant and mysterious and lush. Grateful for the sample (thanks, T)

    nite nite
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    What I am loving right now: Shalimar vintage extrait, Chanel Bois des Iles, Chanel no. 22, Le Labo Iris 39, Guerlain Iris Ganache

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    I've been wearing Habit Rouge since Thursday night. Mine is the original version, which I got on sale at the airport tax free in Tenerife in 2004. The new version was everywhere but there was one box of the old version left, and it was a steal!

    I love the lemony opening and the vanilla drydown. Habit Rouge is one of the rare Jean-Paul Guerlain's creations that I like. (I'm "St. Jacques" devotee...)

    When Shalimar Light was launched, Keith Richards's wife Patti Hansen and daughters Alexandra and Theodora were the faces for it, and the daughters said "It smells like dad." Habit Rouge is KR's signature scent.

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    Scent twins with rtamara41, I chose Samsara as well. Applied delicately it's like a lovely warm, ivory-colored cashmere shawl, perfect for this cold and rainy day.
    Currently wearing: Touaregh by Il Profumo

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    Hi everyone, sounds like you are all having a wonderful day surrounded by Guerlain.

    I chose to wear L'Instant today, mostly because I have a shortage of Guerlain, but I plan to fix that shortly. I didn't like the first notes of it as you know from my previous post, but within an hour or even less, it produced this lovely aroma of a sweet floral. Not sure what is was, but it sure was nice. However, for me to buy this, it would have to be a lot more potent. I like others to smell my perfume too, and this I had to actually hold my wrist up to my nose before "I" could smell it. The bottle that a friend gave me was EDT, so maybe the EDP would be more potent and more to what I am looking for???? Anyone tried it?

    Tomorrow is Jardins De Bagatelle and boy, am I looking forward to that!

    Enjoy the rest of your day. Until tomorrow...
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    It is about 3 am where I live ( I am having a bout of insomnia) and I have just enough Guerlains to carry me through a week. I wish I had ordered some samples of ones I have not tried yet. Oh well like Scarlett said tomorrow is another day! I think I will wear Shalimar to bed!

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    Default Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week — seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    Eluard - very beautiful box - jealous? moi? I'm going with Heritage too, but from a boring plain old bottle in a cardboard box.

    [The postie has just called with my bottle of Lalique Lion, so I am feeling more cheery on the beautiful packaging front ].

    Can't wait to wear Apres L'Ondee (from a decant from Silvia from the London lunch) tomorrow.

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    Edit - BTW Eluard that inlaid marble table is rather gorgeous too.
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    Last edited by michaeld39; 10th March 2007 at 10:31 AM.
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