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    Default Truth or Dare by Madonna

    Did anyone notice that Macy's has the exclusive sales (pre-orders with a ship date of tomorrow, 3/8/12) for Madonna's newest fragrance, Truth or Dare?

    This sort of crept up out of nowhere, no? Has anyone smelled it?

    The copy from the website:

    Truth or Dare by Madonna is a contemporary and sexy reinvention of a classic, robust signature white floral. The unique blend of narcotic florals, balanced with addictive woods and vanilla, create a scent that is timeless yet modern, simultaneously dark and light. The addition of gourmand notes such as Vanilla and Caramelized Amber makes the fragrance stand out from traditional floral fragrances and gives it a contemporary edge. Experience the opulent and sensual scent of Truth or Dare by Madonna

    Perfumer: Stephen Nilsen

    Prices are $55 (1.7 oz) & $68 (2.5 oz) plus Shower Gel $24 and Body Lotion $28.

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    Oh Joe -how exciting this is ! I am a true blue Madonna fan ...we've grown older together ! *LOL*
    This is the first I've heard of the launch date and price so thanks for this ! Yay !!!!!!!!!!

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    Default Re: Truth or Dare by Madonna

    It didn't really creep up out of nowhere : ). The official launch date is April but Macy's has ads online that said it would be available in all Macy's stores on March 28th and knowing COTY they ALWAYS ship their products about a month early. They had an official launch in the UK today and everyone who smelled it said different things. One person said there's a strong Gardenia smell, someone said Benzoin and Vanilla, someone said Vanilla and Amber, etc. Can't WAIT to sniff it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mimi Gardenia View Post
    Oh Joe -how exciting this is !
    Who's Joe?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    Who's Joe?
    *ROTFL* Oh I am so sorry Mike !!!!!!!!!! *screeching with laughter at my terrible faux pas ! *
    My excuse- it's age !!!!!!!
    Subconsciously I think I wrote Joe because Joe always does the new releases !

    Mike- permission to hit me on the head , please !
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    Who's Joe?
    ROTFL about this. Thank you, Mike.

    That Madonna released a scent was bound to happen. No hydrangea note.

    (I also like Madonna for the creative chameleon she is, but did not like the hydrangea episode.)

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    Haven't sniffed it but the notes don't appeal to me much-have to say it-I absolutely loathe gardenias-haha... and I am not a Madonna fan either..so I guess I pretty much crashed this thread, lol.
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    No worries Mimi, I don't mind being mistaken for my buddy Joe. It's not easy to beat him to the punch, in posting about a new fragrance, I see.
    "All problems are illusions of the mind."

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    No worries Mimi, I don't mind being mistaken for my buddy Joe. It's not easy to beat him to the punch, in posting about a new fragrance, I see.
    Hard to beat JC on the news, isn't it, Mike??
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    I cant wait for this!!

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    'Surely whoever speaks to me in the right voice,
    him or her I shall follow ...'


    I am sure this fragrance will speak to me. I usually
    avoid celeb frags, but, come on, it's Her Madge'sty!


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    Hmmm, Stephen Nilsen doesn't exactly have a stellar frag CV but I will try none the less! Thanks for the heads up mike.

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    I like gardenia...if it's "real" smelling.

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    Default Re: Truth or Dare by Madonna

    Quote Originally Posted by Mimi Gardenia View Post
    Oh Joe -how exciting this is ! I am a true blue Madonna fan ...we've grown older together ! *LOL*
    This is the first I've heard of the launch date and price so thanks for this ! Yay !!!!!!!!!!
    You're welcome.
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    You guys are killing me here, especially Joe. LOL

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    I don't like the bottle at all. I mean that gold cap with those shiny round nubs, I think it just looks hideous.
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    Yes, I received an e-mail from Macy's about this last weekend. That bottle/coffin really creeps me out!
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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    You're welcome.
    *ROTFL!!!!!!*

    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    I don't like the bottle at all. I mean that cold cap with those shiny round nubs, I think it just looks hideous.
    Quote Originally Posted by PerfumedLady View Post
    Yes, I received an e-mail from Macy's about this last weekend. That bottle/coffin really creeps me out!

    Yes, I see what you mean .......ooooooo Why did Madonna go for this coffin shaped bottle ??
    BUT ...it is MDNA ( from her new album coming out ) - Madonna, Madonna .
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    I can't wait to try this new fragrance ! same for the new MDNA

    http://youtu.be/SAH3BUSEgH8 <--- I hate GMAYL and Girl gone wild but really love this new one. Orbit is the boss.

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    Default Re: Truth or Dare by Madonna

    Honestly, I can't figure out why that bottle bothers me so. Worked as a hair stylist for many years which means that I have performed my work over a coffin many times. Or maybe that is why it bothers me, because of the profound and very serious associations. I just don't know- have never considered myself the squeamish type at all!

    All in all, I really hope that this scent lives up to what her fans are expecting. I hope the quality is higher than what we usually see from celebuscents; I would think her "brand" is too well defined for her to want to risk damage to it now. It's not as if she needs the publicity.
    The nose wants what it wants!

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    Well, I heard her mother was Catholic, so that might be why she chose a Catholic themed bottle. The cross and the "M" are on some Catholic coffins, The cross a symbol of Jesus, the "M" Mary. The "M" is usually under the cross, to the side. But she just kind of joined the two. Then of course, the nubs are rosary beads. So, I think it's some kind of tribute to her mother, while at the same time possibly stirring up controversy like Madonna usually does. The only thing I like about the bottle is that she used milk glass. That's it.
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    Odd notes for someone who is well reported as an Annick Goutal Eau d'Hadrien wearer and sometime reported wearer of Diorella to choose. Would have properly respected her branding of a Coty offering if she'd celeb branded a grown up chypre. Still I've finished many big bottles of JLo Glow in the last 10 years so will try before I decry it or otherwise

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    I am still interested in trying this, regardless of the controversy. Some celebuscents are actually quite good, although most don't qualify the price tag.

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    This thread is a hoot!

    At least it's not a "fruity floral". I'll try it. The juice sounds better than the bottle-it sooooo very Catholic of the Spanish Inquisition period, IMO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by knit at nite View Post
    This thread is a hoot!

    At least it's not a "fruity floral". I'll try it. The juice sounds better than the bottle-it sooooo very Catholic of the Spanish Inquisition period, IMO.
    Knit, the cap looks vaguely like a papal mitre or tiara.
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    Oh lordy Lordy

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    Ooooooh. I didn't see it as a coffin. Now I see it.
    It reminded me of a bottle of Holy Water (you know, from a gift shop attached to a cathedral or from Lourdes)--with mitre for a cap. All of which seemed to fit nicely into the "Madonna" theme, on so many levels.

    I don't do well with white florals, but i"m certainly gong to try this.
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    yes yes Primrose and Nostalgie- the cap is a definate symbolic headress of some kind
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    Quote Originally Posted by knit at nite View Post
    This thread is a hoot!

    The juice sounds better than the bottle-it sooooo very Catholic of the Spanish Inquisition period, IMO.
    OH, yes! And why do I find that so appealing? LOL!
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    I've heard it's a powdery clone of Fracas. Will make an effort to try it, there's a Macy's down the street from me.

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