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    Question Black Orchid vs Black Orchid Voile de Fleur.

    I have tried Back Orchid. Now what can I expect relative to Balck Orchid in the form of Black Orchid Voile de Fleur?

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    Default Re: Black Orchid vs Black Orchid Voile de Fleur.

    The Voile is lighter for sure, with less of a creamy, frothy drydown, if you know what I mean. I get some hints of citrus and light florals in the base.
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    Default Re: Black Orchid vs Black Orchid Voile de Fleur.

    Its Black Orchid with less of the chocolate and rotting/decay notes and with white florals added. I prefer the original but I can see why some would like VDF better.

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    Default Re: Black Orchid vs Black Orchid Voile de Fleur.

    Quote Originally Posted by Futami View Post
    Its Black Orchid with less of the chocolate and rotting/decay notes and with white florals added. I prefer the original but I can see why some would like VDF better.
    Agree

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    Default Re: Black Orchid vs Black Orchid Voile de Fleur.

    I love them both...VdF is more floral, not so "mushroomy" as original (as futami describes rotting/decay notes), but not so flowery that a guy couldn't wear it. I picture a guy in VdF in a well tailored suit and silk scarf, two tone shoes, and a woman with stockings and red nails. Just my impressions

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    I cheerfully Root for Black Orchid Originale'. It's indolic and more potent!
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    Default Re: Black Orchid vs Black Orchid Voile de Fleur.

    I have both and enjoy both. Black Orchid is more of a gourmand-lush fragrance, whereas Voile de Fleur is more of a gourmand-oriental-floral... At least on me.

    I consider Black Orchid more suitable for a man, as in my opinion, it is less flowery and more "agressive" in a way. For instance, on my husband it smells simply divine. I'm not quite sure about Voile de Fleur, although I could always try it on my husband too and share my impressions.

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    Default Re: Black Orchid vs Black Orchid Voile de Fleur.

    VdF is discontinued, I believe. There is a detailed review of it here:

    http://musesinwoodenshoes.blogspot.c...ord-black.html
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    Default Re: Black Orchid vs Black Orchid Voile de Fleur.

    I thought Black Orchid original was brilliant, but it was just too much, unwearable for me. I wouldn't mind smelling it on someone else. Voile de Fleur was more typically "feminine" and floral and I thought it was very pretty, especially the hair fragrance, and one I would actually reach for to wear if I had a full bottle.

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    Default Re: Black Orchid vs Black Orchid Voile de Fleur.

    Quote Originally Posted by Baldufita View Post
    I consider Black Orchid more suitable for a man, as in my opinion, it is less flowery and more "agressive" in a way
    Agree! That's the reason I prefer VdF

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    Default Re: Black Orchid vs Black Orchid Voile de Fleur.

    Quote Originally Posted by VM I hate civet View Post
    VdF is discontinued, I believe.
    Discontinued?! I just brought a full bottle from a online discounter!

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    Default Re: Black Orchid vs Black Orchid Voile de Fleur.

    I have used and enjoyed both of them a lot. As already stated in posts above, VdF is more floral and is just as creamy & luscious as the original. A worthy flanker to carry the Black Orchid name.


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    Default Re: Black Orchid vs Black Orchid Voile de Fleur.

    I received my Voile de Fleur today.

    Its is fruity or mine is a counterfeit?
    I cant find about nothing similar to the Original.

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    Default Re: Black Orchid vs Black Orchid Voile de Fleur.

    Is Black Orchid Voile the fleur a safe blind purchase????

    I own Black Orchid and I like it though I do not enjoy too much in the opening notes something that smells to me as 'coconut'. I know there is not any coconut, but the actually the mix of opening notes make to my nose 'coconut smell'... In BO Voile the fleur is repeated this opening smell with reminds to coconut????...

    It happens to me something similar with D&G By woman, that I feel disappointed in the opening, but OMG!, I love medium notes & drydown...

    can you help me????
    thanks!!!!

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