I am nodding in agreement with your excellent assessment of LMPTL SOS. It is one of my winter staples, but here in South Florida 'winter' is that rare day in the 40s or 50s that comes once in a blue moon it seems. LMPTL is a gem. Soft, generously spicy and very wearable it is a unique and delightful experience each time I put it on.
And Rene Shifferle is such a charm to deal with. I was so taken by LMPTL from the sample set sent to me by LesNez a couple of years ago it prompted me to contact LesNez online and then Rene himself somehow and arrange for a direct shipment of 2 bottles of LMPTL directly from him to me. All the while, in my early Basenotes naiveté, I was assuming the 'Rene' I was dealing with via email to be a LesNez employee and not the principal until well after I received the bottles he personally shipped to me here from Switzerland!
As an aside, a friend of mine was dining in a (Paris?) restaurant about a year after my purchase with his future wife when he struck up a conversation with a gentleman at an adjoining table. My friend told the gentleman he was from the West Palm Beach, Florida area and the gentleman, who turned out to be Rene Shifferle, mentioned that he had a customer from that area. Surprised, and after some conversation, my friend identified that customer as his friend (me) to Rene. What are the odds?