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    Default What is the best, powdery mimosa fragrance??

    I have recently discovered that this gorgeous, floral, powdery note that drives me crazy so much is actually called mimosa.

    Two wonderful mimosas I've tried so far:

    - Bond no. Fashion Avenue
    - L'Artisan Mimosa Pour Moi

    Both share this mysterious, sweet, very unique floral note - that of mimosa. The only difference: Fashion Avenue is a floral POWDER, Mimosa Pour Moi is a powdery FLORAL. I've known Fashion Avenue for a while now, and it's been an all time favorite of mine and always will be. Just recently I tried Mimosa Pour Moi and I am liking very much every, single drop of it.

    Knowing that MY kind of a flower is mimosa, and loving all the powdery notes of the world, please suggest any other fragrances with that note that come to your mind. Any recommendations will be greatly appreciated!
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    Champs Elysees

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    I heard about a Patricia de Nicolai perfume called Mimosaique, but I've never tried it.

    Also, heliotrope can appear similar to mimosa, so you may want to check perfumes with this note as well. Examples would be Guerlain Apres l'ondee and Patricia de Nicolai Kiss me tender.

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    Perhaps you could try Farnesiana by Caron.
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/370...o-Profumo-Onda
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hillaire View Post
    Champs Elysees
    I used to have a bottle of it! A gorgeous perfume, and gave it away to my mom. I remember, it was very rich, floral and classic. My mom if anything, is more into perfumes that have a "class", and I focus more on the single, favorite notes. Anyways Champs Elusees was a beautiful perfume, just not me. However, I'm very happy my mom is enjoying it so muchon special occasions!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cacio View Post
    I heard about a Patricia de Nicolai perfume called Mimosaique, but I've never tried it.

    Also, heliotrope can appear similar to mimosa, so you may want to check perfumes with this note as well. Examples would be Guerlain Apres l'ondee and Patricia de Nicolai Kiss me tender.

    cacio
    Oh, I adore heliotrope! I adore almondy, and powdery. You're absolutely right about that! I am trying to search for all kinds of powdery perfumes actually.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mimi Gardenia View Post
    Perhaps you could try Farnesiana by Caron.
    I will definitely give it a try! I will go to perfumedcourt right now and see if they have a sample of it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by HighLine View Post
    I will definitely give it a try! I will go to perfumedcourt right now and see if they have a sample of it!
    It is excellent HighLine- good luck !
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    DSH has a mimosa soliflore called (shockingly) Mimosa. It's lovely.
    My Top 10*:
    1. Bois des Iles (Chanel)
    2. Ubar (Amouage)
    3. Pandora (DSH)
    4. Miss Dior - vintage (Dior)
    5. Jolie Madame (Balmain)
    6. Jicky (Guerlain)
    7. Gold Woman (Amouage)
    8. Mata Hari (DSH)
    9. L'Air du Desert Moracain (Tauer)
    10. Medici - Italian Splendor: Florence (DSH)
    *in no particular order because it's too hard!

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    Quote Originally Posted by claresauntie View Post
    DSH has a mimosa soliflore called (shockingly) Mimosa. It's lovely.
    Wow, the name really does "shock" me!! I've tried some other fragrances from DSH but not that one.
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    Summer by Kenzo. Mimosa with a soapy bite.

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    L'Abeille de Guerlain. You can read my review here.
    But it will cost an arm and a leg! lol!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sorcery of Scent View Post
    L'Abeille de Guerlain. You can read my review here.
    But it will cost an arm and a leg! lol!
    That's a beautiful review, Dmitri - describes it so well.

    Highline, if you can access a Guerlain counter carrying the full line (Les Parisiennes etc.) it wouldn't hurt to ask if they have a tester of L'Abeille tucked away somewhere - you might get lucky.

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    Oh, Mimi Gardenia surely wins here by miles - dark red hued Caron Farnesiana extrait is an amazing find and totally wearable by Gents. Top shelf stuff.

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    Champs Elysées edt, stronge mimosa.

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    Default Re: What is the best, powdery mimosa fragrance??

    Can't top Mimosa Pour Moi by L'Artisan IMO for that accord.
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    Default Re: What is the best, powdery mimosa fragrance??

    What, no one mentioned Malle's Une Fleur de Cassie??
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    Quote Originally Posted by teardrop View Post
    What, no one mentioned Malle's Une Fleur de Cassie??
    I was about to post it, nice inoffensive accord.
    We want a 'Niche' forum.

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    Real mimosa : "Mimosa" Fragonard

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