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    Default Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    It was pointed out to me on the "Today I Bought" thread that my Vetiver Extraordinaire does not have the usual matte cap. What's up with that? Is this a new thing?

    it smells as VE should smell. I bought it as Aedes de Venustas in the Village.


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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Just checked mine. All have matte caps. Either they're changing their caps or you're special!

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Did you polish your bottle with lemon fresh pledge to take your photo?

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hey.its.me View Post
    Did you polish your bottle with lemon fresh pledge to take your photo?
    Lol made me laugh

    Maybe there changing their caps. I havent read anything on the net about that.

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hey.its.me View Post
    Did you polish your bottle with lemon fresh pledge to take your photo?
    I don't polish my bottle knob. I have it polished, thank you.

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Weird. Does it have the Malle logo on it?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian Chambers View Post
    I don't polish my bottle knob. I have it polished, thank you.
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    Mine is matte too (cap not knob).
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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Can someone post a picture of theirs to compare?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oupavoc View Post
    Can someone post a picture of theirs to compare?
    I hope you mean cap.

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    I hope you mean cap.

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    It has to be just a new design/material for the cap.

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    They are updating their caps and soon the coffret packaging too.

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    these shiny caps will look really awful next to the older bottles, for those of us who collect.
    We might have to resort to mop-&-glo, after all.

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hillaire View Post
    these shiny caps will look really awful next to the older bottles, for those of us who collect.
    Oh yes! And look cheap too...


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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    I actually like both :P

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Quote Originally Posted by Brian Chambers View Post
    I don't polish my bottle knob. I have it polished, thank you.
    I'm curious how you made the leap from cap to knob? Look under your knob, you may have won a free Pepsi, but don't be disappointed if it just says: Not a Winner, Try Again!

    If the juice is the same just take a strip of 600 grit sandpaper and solve your OCD. Great sense of humor you got there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alfarom View Post
    Oh yes! And look cheap too...
    I agree. The matte caps were really nice. This one looks cheap.

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Maybe the marketing team decided that matte tops from the Frederic Malle line didn't stand out and attract attention among other perfumes. Therefore it was decidee this tacky plastic top would solve the issue. Its a fingerprint magnet.
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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Could be that they lost their original cap maker, or that these are simply less expensive to make. That would be a disappointing motive (vintage knobs, anyone?) but it's the way of the world these days.

    The matte ones look nicer and more artistic, but in the end I suspect it's the juice that counts.

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gblue View Post
    They are updating their caps and soon the coffret packaging too.
    I didn't know they had coffrets. From where are those available? Or are they new?

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gblue View Post
    They are updating their caps and soon the coffret packaging too.
    So i see there taking a page out of Xerjoff?

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    Don't like. Matte is better for this house.

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    Dear me knob gags on a perfumista site!

    Boys and their toys... I did truly laugh out loud

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alityke View Post
    Dear me knob gags on a perfumista site!

    Boys and their toys... I did truly laugh out loud
    I'm surprised it didn't descend into a "I'll show you mine, if you show me yours first" scenario. Now, that would have been very concerning...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trebor View Post
    I'm surprised it didn't descend into a "I'll show you mine, if you show me yours first" scenario. Now, that would have been very concerning...
    But I did show you mine!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian Chambers View Post
    But I did show you mine!
    But I didn't bloody ask, thank you very much! :-P

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Quote Originally Posted by Trebor View Post
    But I didn't bloody ask, thank you very much! :-P
    "What is this secret connection between the soul, and sea, clouds and perfumes? The soul itself appears to be sea, cloud and perfume..." - from Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis.

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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Maybe it melted from the stench next to it???
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    Default Re: Why does my Frederic Malle have a shiny cap?

    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    I hope you mean cap.

    i wish they sold the "French Lover" labeled bottles here....
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