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    Default 2 new from Prada: Infusion de Vétiver & Infusion de Tubéreuse

    The blog, The Scented Salamander, reports...

    '...Following Infusion d'Iris, Infusion d'Iris pour Homme and Infusion de Fleur d'Oranger, Prada will launch a her-and-his duo called Infusion de Tubéreuse (Tuberose Infusion) and Infusion de Vétiver (Vetiver Infusion)....

    ...Infusion de Tubéreuse has notes of Indian tuberose, petitgrain bigarade, blood orange and dynamone...

    ...Infusion de Vetiver includes notes of tarragon, vetiver, Madagascan pepper and purple ginger...
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    Default Re: 2 new from Prada: Infusion de Vétiver & Infusion de Tubéreuse

    Huh...ok...I guess we'll see. The Infusion d'Oranger didn't do much for me.

    I wonder what dynamone and purple ginger are? :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Asha View Post
    Huh...ok...I guess we'll see. The Infusion d'Oranger didn't do much for me.

    I wonder what dynamone and purple ginger are? :P
    Seriously. Do marketing types do nothing but sit around taking hallucinogens? Purple ginger must be ginger from Wonderland. EAT ME.
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    Purple ginger gets that name because of the flower color... it's real. Last I tried growing some ginger, I had red flowers on it... odd batch of ginger cutlings, usually I've seen white in the past.
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    Default Re: 2 new from Prada: Infusion de Vétiver & Infusion de Tubéreuse

    Looking forward to sampling the tuberose especially............
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    Default Re: 2 new from Prada: Infusion de Vétiver & Infusion de Tubéreuse

    Thanks Mike.

    I'll be trying both, but Im still not a fan of the packaging graphics!

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    Lovely bottles as always but Im sure the frags themselves with be soapy and dull as always

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    Default Re: 2 new from Prada: Infusion de Vétiver & Infusion de Tubéreuse

    I'm excited about Infusion de Vetiver. I just hope it won't smell too similar to Mugler Cologne or Paul Smith Story.
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    Thanks for the info Mike, looking forward to this.

    I have been looking for a bad a$$, modern vetiver, Tom Ford's recent iteration is the one I love so far.

    Let see what Miuccia signed off on this time
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    Default Re: 2 new from Prada: Infusion de Vétiver & Infusion de Tubéreuse

    I am looking forward to trying both of these. I just hope I won't be disappointed like I was with Infusion de Fleur d’Oranger.
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    Default Re: 2 new from Prada: Infusion de Vétiver & Infusion de Tubéreuse

    Can't wait to try both of these, thanks!

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    Looking forward to trying the vetiver - though tarragon is usually a deal-breaker for me...
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    Default Re: 2 new from Prada: Infusion de Vétiver & Infusion de Tubéreuse

    I do not like the packaging myself.

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    Default Re: 2 new from Prada: Infusion de Vétiver & Infusion de Tubéreuse

    Quote Originally Posted by ebear View Post
    Looking forward to trying the vetiver - though tarragon is usually a deal-breaker for me...
    Me too.........however I have no clue what 'tarragon' smells like.

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    Default Re: 2 new from Prada: Infusion de Vétiver & Infusion de Tubéreuse

    The Vetiver sounds particularly interesting to me as well. I'll certainly check that one out.

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    The vetiver will be worth a sniff out of curiosity but as Mike annotated, I don't like the packaging either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dimitri View Post
    Thanks Mike. I'll be trying both, but Im still not a fan of the packaging graphics!
    Same here. Always willing to give Prada a chance, but my expectations are low. The graphics echo the ugly print tradition that Miuccia is so fond of in her clothing collections.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gupts View Post
    Me too.........however I have no clue what 'tarragon' smells like.
    I think it's known as estragon in other parts of the world. Anyhow, it smells green, sweet, and has a hint of anise to it, too. Imagine a less herbal, sweeter basil note, with hints of anise.
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    Love PRADA and the Infusion Line!!
    First packaging remends me Prada Cruise 2010 (womenswear) the second one remends me Prada'shirts (fall winter 2008/2009 menswear)!

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    Default Re: 2 new from Prada: Infusion de Vétiver & Infusion de Tubéreuse

    Quote Originally Posted by Ruggles View Post
    The graphics echo the ugly print tradition that Miuccia is so fond of in her clothing collections.
    So true. Im fortunate nowadays to not have a certain banned member INSISTING I ought to love and appreciate the packaging, and tell me that my design sensibilities are askew.
    I do think however, that Infusion de Fleur d'Oranger's packaging was somewhat prettier than these.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SculptureOfSoul View Post
    I think it's known as estragon in other parts of the world. Anyhow, it smells green, sweet, and has a hint of anise to it, too. Imagine a less herbal, sweeter basil note, with hints of anise.
    Right, and it's that anise-y note that can put me off an otherwise great scent, for example in Azzaro pour Homme.
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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    I am looking forward to trying both of these. I just hope I won't be disappointed like I was with Infusion de Fleur d’Oranger.
    I've seen in BN lots of people disappointed with Infusion d'Oranger, but I just tried it recently (after 2 different samplings 3 months apart) and finally decided to buy a big bottle.

    Not a fan of vetiver or tuberose though... so probably will give these 2 a miss.
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