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    Cool Houses in One Word: Feminine Edition

    I will list a few houses (designer mainly) and then you designate one word that in your opinion encompasses each house in just that one word and possibly, thinking about the frags they offer that are marketed towards women. (in the case off niche some scents won't apply of course)

    for example (a random example with no meaning: R&G: cookies)

    Burberry:
    Ocars de la Renta:
    Arden:
    D&G:
    Chanel:
    Guy laroche:
    Gucci:
    JPG:
    Nina Ricci:
    DKNY:
    YSL:
    HelenaR:
    Lacoste:
    Carolina Herrera:
    Kenzo:
    Lancôme:
    RalphL:
    Clinique:
    Dior:
    Lauder:
    Armani:
    SMN:
    Tauer:
    PdeRosine:
    Lutens:
    Amouage:
    Creed:
    Cacharel:
    Versace:
    PacoRabanne:
    Tommy:
    AdiParma:
    R&G:
    Patou:
    Balenciaga:
    Yardley:
    VC&A:
    Lalique:

    feel free to copy and paste and mostly, have fun!
    (ps: if one house you feel is missing feel free to include it as well)

    cheers

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    Default Re: Houses in One Word: Feminine Edition

    Chanel: Sophistication
    RalphL: Romantic
    Lauder: Bold
    Lutens: Stylized

    Adding -
    Hermes: Effervescence
    "You can't change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future."

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    Default Re: Houses in One Word: Feminine Edition

    YSL: Sensual
    Clinique: Fun

    Adding Bond No.9

    Gary

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    Default Re: Houses in One Word: Feminine Edition

    Burberry: Dull
    Ocars de la Renta: Insipid
    Arden: Synthetic
    D&G: Mainstream
    Chanel: Stylish
    Guy laroche: Sexy
    Gucci: Innovative
    JPG: Unimpressive
    Nina Ricci: Impeccable
    DKNY: Solid
    YSL: Heart-stopping (once)
    Lacoste: Marketed
    Carolina Herrera: Shrewd
    Kenzo: Acceptable
    Lancôme: Yucky
    RalphL: Savvy
    Clinique: Stinky
    Dior: Seminal
    Lauder: Admirable
    Armani: Careful
    Tauer: Inflated
    PdeRosine: Messy
    Lutens: Boho
    Amouage: Timeless
    Creed: Pompous
    Cacharel: Under-appreciated
    Versace: Tiresome
    PacoRabanne: Fun
    Tommy: Canny
    AdiParma: Affected
    Patou: Legendary
    Balenciaga: Sensual
    Yardley: Proper
    VC&A: Lush
    Lalique: Imperfect

    Adding

    HdP: Elegant
    Montale: Inspired
    Delrae: bon chic bon genre

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    Default Re: Houses in One Word: Feminine Edition

    Burberry:Chavvy
    Arden:Run-of-the-mill
    D&G:Catering for the masses
    Chanel:Elitist
    Gucci:High class
    JPG:Exhibitionist and a bit tacky
    Nina Ricci:well-mannered
    DKNY:Ubiquitous
    YSL:Wonderful
    Lacoste:Sporty
    Carolina Herrera:Uninspired
    Kenzo:Chic
    Lancôme:Variable
    RalphL:Romantic
    Clinique:Awful
    Dior:High-class, innovative and wonderful.
    Lauder:Too over-powering for my taste.
    Armani:A mixed bag
    SMN:divine, Italian and old-style quality
    PdeRosine:Good quality, if you like roses!
    Lutens:Inspired and breath-takingingly different
    Amouage:Expensive
    Creed: Ditto + unimpressive
    Cacharel:Well-priced and individual
    Versace:Comme si comme ca
    AdiParma:Well-crafted
    R&G:Nice soaps!
    Patou:Luxury
    Balenciaga:Voluptuous and femme
    Yardley:Squeaky clean

    Adding:

    Divine: Creative and high quality
    Eau d'Italie: Innovative and unusual
    Laura Biagiotti: A couple of gems
    Yves Rocher: Accessible and fun
    Fragonard: Beautifully-presented and non-aggressive marketing (i.e. word of mouth)
    Penhaligons: Fusty and stuck in a time warp (except for Amaranthine)
    Floris : As above
    Rochas: Profoundly French - in a nice way
    A woman without perfume is like a flower without a scent.

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    Default Re: Houses in One Word: Feminine Edition

    Just a few for now:


    Bond No. 9: Schticky
    Etat l'ibre d'orange: Tricky
    Clinique: Icky
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    Default Re: Houses in One Word: Feminine Edition

    Burberry: Chavs that have Money
    Guerlain: Autocratic
    Y.S.L: Sexy
    D&G: Jersey Shore Bitch Glamour
    Chanel: Androgynous Elegance
    JPG: Edgy S&M Mannered
    Gucci: DIVA
    Creed: Dandish
    Lauren: W.A.S.P
    Tommy: Sporty tomboyish
    Arden: Cheap nickle n' Dime
    Kenzo: Too cloyish space age powdery
    for me.
    Dior; Romance
    Lancôme: Sugar Sugar Sugar
    Amouage; Aristrocratic
    Yardley: Reserved
    Penhaligons: Stuffy
    VC&A: Exclusive

    Adding:
    Avon Glamour for the Working-Class
    Hermes: Rigid and Refind
    Calvin Klein: Young and Urban
    Anna Shi: Girly fairy princess naivete
    Moschino: Over the Top.

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