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    Default Crown Perfumery for ladies.

    Do you ladies wear any Crown scents regularly or from time to time and what cologne do you wear? What do you think of it?
    Last edited by Aztecface; 29th September 2008 at 10:20 PM.

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    I own samples of Rose, Malabar and Matsukita, which may all be discontinued now, I don't know. Rose is quite an authentic rose note, a bit like Sa Majeste la Rose, but like Sa Majeste it has a civetty sting in the tail, so I won't be reaching for it again any time soon.

    Matsukita is a lush (tropical?) white floral - never quite veering to indolic, but teetering on the brink. There are lots of other scents out there like it, and it is a bit full on for me.

    Malabar was the most successful of the three, although the opening was a little medicinal. It is spicy and otherwise quite an indeterminate scent, for which I couldn't find precise notes. The finish is smooth and creamy, like Boucheron Jaipur, but without the slightly odd note that mars the Jaipur drydown a bit for me.

    None FBW I have to say, even if they were available!
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    The only Crown I've ever tried is Rose, which as VM I hate civet has said is a very true rose. I quite liked it, it seemed rather dry - like dried rosebuds in potpourri, and I think I caught some sweet/dusty vetiver in there. Nice fragrance. I think it's been discontinued though?
    Last edited by lilybelle; 30th September 2008 at 12:47 PM.

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    Crown Marechal (Original) was a stunning green tea-rose scent. Superior to Creed's Fleur de Thé Rose Bulgare, IMHO.
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