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    Default Need a powdery recommendation

    I've been wearing orientals, flowery and vanilla frags for the last 3 years and I'm a bit tired of those.

    I like Boudoir by Vivian and am looking for something comparable. any recommendations?
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    Default Re: Need a powdery recommendation

    Quote Originally Posted by nosemolester View Post
    I've been wearing orientals, flowery and vanilla frags for the last 3 years and I'm a bit tired of those.

    I like Boudoir by Vivian and am looking for something comparable. any recommendations?
    I adore Boudoir and wore it solely for years.

    Try:
    Putain Des Palaces by Etat Libre D'Orange
    Cuir Ottoman by Parfum D'Empire

    have you tried the discontinued Anglomania by Westwood? It's lovely
    For pure powder try:

    Loukhoum by Keiko Mecheri
    Also Rien by Etat Libre D'Orange (if you can get past the opening)

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    Chypre Palatin by MDCI. The biggest complaint on the men's forum is it's too powdery. This scent would be seductive on a woman.

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    Default Re: Need a powdery recommendation

    Pure Powder recommendations :
    Teint de Neige by Lorenzo Villoresi - the mother of powder.
    Similar to the Lorenzo Villoresi but expensive stuff- Soavissima by Profumum.
    +1 for Loukhoum by Keiko Mecheri .
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    Iris Powder - Farmacia Annunziata 450
    Lavender Powder - Noblige by Laboratorio Olfattivo
    incredible personal powder, a bit flowery - IO by Hilde Soliani Gli Invisibili

    Seems, like especially italian brands love powdery scents!

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    Try chypres that have a good dose of moss. This fragrance type will give a powdery experince minus the oriental portion. Explore around a bit though, chypre's can range from very fruity to very dry with no florals.
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    Alamut - Lorenzo Villoresi

    Scrumptious powdery.

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    YSL Paris

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    Default Re: Need a powdery recommendation

    I love powdery fragrances. To the excellent suggestions already posted I will add

    Donna Karan Cashmere Mist
    Caron Farnesiana
    Carthusia Ligea La Sirena
    Byredo Gypsy Water
    Bvlgari Black
    Jean-Charles Brosseau Ombre Rose
    Bourbon French Kus Kus
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    How about Habanita? Leather and powder.
    "No sweet perfume ever tortured me more than this." Desert Rose by Sting and Cheb Mami, Album 1999.

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    L'Erbolario Iris, a cheaper alternative to Teint de Neige , they are very much alike
    Keiko Mecheiri Loukhoum eau Poudree

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    Chanel No. 19 Poudre!
    "No sweet perfume ever tortured me more than this." Desert Rose by Sting and Cheb Mami, Album 1999.

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    Moulin Rouge
    Citizen Queen
    Habit Rouge EdP

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    Quote Originally Posted by Primrose View Post
    Chanel No. 19 Poudre!
    +1. Might try Rue Royale by Hove.

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    Default Re: Need a powdery recommendation

    My favorite powdery scent is Keiko Mecheri Loukhoum Eau Poudree. The notes are white rose, orris powder, green of violets, narcissus, candied almond notes, Madagascar vanilla, crystalline musk. Very pretty fragrance, powdery and feminine.

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    Diane by Diane von Furstenberg is a powder bomb. Not sweet, and has sort of a 70s vibe.

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    Santa Maria Novella Melograno

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    Keiko Mecheri Loukhoum
    Keiko Mecheri Loukhoum eau Poudree
    Keiko Mecheri Loukhoum Parfum du Soir
    Etat Libre d'Orange Putain des Palaces
    Guerlain Insolence edt & edp
    Guerlain L'Instant
    Guerlain L'Instant magique
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    Montale Sweet Oriental Dream. The powder in this is incredible- applying it to the neck isn't a good idea, can make you feel like you're inhaling chalk dust!

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    Default Re: Need a powdery recommendation

    1. Classic: Good old Shalimar is an archetypal powder or Guerlain Meteorites (I've only ever smelled this on others but wow-der!). Both are seductive like Boudoir.

    2. Playful: Tocade is super powdery, but I'd recommend finding a slightly older bottle. The new reform is sort of plastic. Royal Bain de Caron and its twin descendent Kenzo Flower.

    3. Quiet: Love, Chloe is more straight-up powder musk with some rice, but is considerably gentler than Boudoir.

    4. Niche: whatever has huge iris: Malle's Iris Poudre.

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    Default Re: Need a powdery recommendation

    Quote Originally Posted by Mimi Gardenia View Post
    Pure Powder recommendations :
    Teint de Neige by Lorenzo Villoresi - the mother of powder. ...
    This!

    Also try Flower by Kenzo
    Last edited by mikeperez23; 24th July 2012 at 03:36 PM.
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    +1 on Teint de Neige and Flower.

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    Dior homme, Teint de Neige.

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    Guerlain - Insolence edp

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